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Hopelab: Improving the Lives of Young People through Purpose-Driven, Co-Created Tech









NOVEMBER 5, 2021

Jana Haritatos, PhD
Chief Science Officer

About the Presentation: Join Hopelab’s Chief Science Officer, Jana Haritatos, PhD, for an hour-long presentation and Q&A in which you will learn about the venture philanthropy’s approach to co-created technologies that improve the health and well-being of young people. Dr. Haritatos will share insights and learnings from the development of three recently-developed products from the organization’s portfolio.

About the Presenter: As Chief Science Officer, Dr. Haritatos guides Hopelab’s scientific and innovation priorities by identifying new strategic opportunities for innovation at the intersection of science and technology in support of Hopelab’s mission. Dr. Haritatos also stewards the organization’s approach to learning and impact and works closely with Hopelab’s CEO, board, research collaborators, and community partners to advance well-being science in service to health equity and thriving for young people.

Prior to joining Hopelab, Dr. Haritatos received her doctorate in Psychology from the University of Michigan and was a fellow in Psychology & Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) Department of Psychiatry, where her research focused on psychological and socio-cultural determinants of health in immigrant and other diverse populations.

During her tenure at Hopelab, she has helped to create and evaluate a number of digital health products and has co-authored the publication of randomized control trials involving multiple co-created products from the lab. She has also overseen the creation and implementation of the behavioral science collaboration program which provides seed support for high-impact translational science in adolescent health, developmental neuroscience, and positive psychology.