Mental Health in Tech - Panel Discussion

Wed, 19 Jan 2022 19:00 - 20:00 JST
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Programming can be a stressful occupation, and many software developers are struggling with emotional and mental disorders. In the 2020 Stack Overflow Survey, 15% of all respondents said they have some type of anxiety, mood, or emotional disorder. While the tech industry has been putting some effort into improving mental health for its workers, there’s still a long way to go.

On January 19, we are happy to invite you to the panel discussion with tech professionals who will discuss mental health for software developers and how to improve it. The panel will also touch on hot-button issues, including the pandemic’s impact and stress management. Attendees will be able to interact during this event and chat live with others in a safe space (

Panel guests ⭐️

  • Max Frenzel, Founder of Yudemon and Time Off
  • Juan Reyes, Co-founder & VP of Engineering at Crossborders Innovation Co
  • Ann Kilzer, Director at Women Who Code Tokyo

Key points to be discussed 👉

  • Impostor syndrome and feeling of ostracization
  • Perfectionism
  • Burnout
  • Setting healthy boundaries with coworkers
  • Emotional regulation
  • Making transitions
  • Work & life balance
  • Rest as a skill that can be learned
  • Getting help

Agenda ⌚️

19:00 - Zoom opens
19:05 - 19:10 - speakers’ introduction
19:10 - 20:00 - panel discussion

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