Advancing solutions that support, affirm, and empower young people

Hopelab is a social innovation lab and impact investor at the intersection of tech and youth mental health.

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How We Do It

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Ventures


We invest in entrepreneurs working to advance health equity outcomes and scale social impact.

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Studio


We leverage design, strategy, and research expertise to shape effective, youth-centric, equitable products.

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Discovery


We accelerate collaborations with academics, entrepreneurs, and policymakers to advance science-driven tech solutions for youth mental health.

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Insight

We welcome two new additions to the Hopelab team: Jaspal S. Sandhu, Ph.D., as Executive Vice President (EVP), and Amy Green, Ph.D., as Head of Research.

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Insight

A panel of experts weigh in on recent legislation harming transgender and LGBTQ+ youth and share guidance for how we might offer support.

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Insight

In conversation with Hopelab, Jenn and Joanna talk about the mission of the NSCA, and dive into why anti-Black racism specifically needs to be highlighted in the understanding of adolescent development, the opportunities afforded by social tech, and how we translate knowledge to action.

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Insight

As we strengthen our systems of equity and accountability within our teams and across our partnerships and products, we can’t think of anyone better to join us at the forefront than Julie to help foster a culture of learning, growth, opportunity, and joy.

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Research

The present study explores barriers and facilitators experienced by public health nurses introducing a mobile health technology platform (Goal Mama) to the Nurse-Family Partnership home-visiting program.

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Research

One year into the pandemic, a new survey reveals that teens and young adults are actively turning to online sources to cope with mental health.

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Research

Read the results of the pilot randomized controlled trial on the nod smartphone app created to address loneliness among college students.

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Research

This pilot randomized controlled trial examined the feasibility of delivering positive psychology skills via the Vivibot chatbot and its effects on key psychosocial well-being outcomes in young adults treated for cancer.

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