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Eidos LGBTQ+ Health Initiative at the University of Pennsylvania

As an enterprise, Eidos will act as a leading convener and thinktank committed to improving the health and well-being of LGBTQ+ people through social innovation. Our social innovation hub brings together the unique expertise and power of the business, non-profit, academic, government, healthcare, and finance sectors in order to transform our collective commitment to LGBTQ+ communities and accelerate its impact and sustainability. The first of its kind, Eidos relies on the best Penn has to offer to make this vision a success: our students, staff, and faculty’s investment in social justice, the world-class interdisciplinary thinking and expertise in cutting-edge intervention science across the 12 Schools.

Collaborations with Eidos LGBTQ+ Health Initiative at the University of Pennsylvania

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Exploring equity-centered design thinking with the Eidos Summer Institute in support of LGBTQ+ health equity.

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imi guide recognized in Social Justice and Small Business Categories of 2023 Innovation by Design Awards from Fast Company.

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Unpacking the results of a pilot randomized control trial of imi, a web app designed to improve mental health by supporting LGBTQ+ identity affirmation and boosting positive coping skills.

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In partnership with CenterLink

imi supports and helps LGBTQ+ teens explore and affirm their identity and learn practical ways to cope with sexual and gender minority stress in ways that are helpful, relevant, inclusive, and joyful.

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imi guide has been recognized with three awards in the categories of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion and Health at the 2nd Annual Anthem Awards.

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Read the results of a randomized control trial conducted on imi, a free, mental health web app, designed to help LGBTQ+ youth cope with stress.