Making culturally competent therapy for women of color before, during and after pregnancy a reality
Lauren Elliot, MA
Founder & CEO, Candlelit Therapy
Lauren Elliott is an experienced public health professional, researcher and trained journalist with over 10 years of experience in covering state-level politics, healthcare marketing and community engagement. She had to quickly become an advocate for her well-being after the emergency birth of her son and now dedicates her time to being the much-needed advocate for all moms at a higher risk of complications during pregnancy and after childbirth. She founded Candlelit Therapy to serve as a safe space where Black mothers could receive better behavioral healthcare options, treatment and resources.
Founder & Host, Going Digital: Behavioral Health Tech Summit
Solome Tibebu is a behavioral health technology strategist passionate about health equity and access. Solome leads The Upswing Fund for Adolescent Mental Health, a collaborative fund seeded by Melinda Gates' Pivotal Ventures and other private family offices. Solome is also the host of the Going Digital: Behavioral Health Tech summit. Prior to consulting various stakeholders on all things behavioral health technology, Solome worked in corporate development, venture capital, behavioral health EHR software, ran a mental health tech startup, founded AnxietyInTeens.org, and has been developing healthcare startup communities since 2012. Solome is an advisor or board director to several behavioral health companies and national nonprofits.
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