Hopelab President and CEO honored for advancing new approaches to improve health outcomes
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 24, 2023
Contact: Robin Raskob
SAN FRANCISCO, CA – Margaret Laws, President and CEO of Hopelab, has been honored for her leadership as part of Rock Health’s Top 50 Digital Health Awards. She received recognition as a Luminary Leader, a category honoring digital health leaders for their exceptional work in advancing more equitable approaches to health outcomes. Ms. Laws is among a cohort of 50 leaders representing the builders, designers, and innovators who are shaping the future of digital health.
The Top 50 Digital Health Awards honorees underwent a rigorous selection process. They were nominated by the public and carefully chosen by a committee comprised of digital health leaders spanning diverse backgrounds in investment, mental health, healthcare, and cultural responsibility. The Rock Health editorial team also played a pivotal role in the selection process. An awards ceremony celebrating the accomplishments of these distinguished leaders is scheduled for September 26, 2023, to kick off the Rock Health Summit.
Reflecting on this achievement, Ms. Laws expressed her gratitude, saying, “I am honored to be counted among a remarkable cohort of leaders who are collectively forging a brighter future for healthcare. This includes our valued partners within our Hopelab Ventures portfolio. Together, we are poised to drive innovation and foster equitable systems that revolutionize healthcare for historically marginalized communities.”
The Top 50 Digital Health Awards are sponsored by RockHealth.org in collaboration with Fenwick & West, a global law firm providing comprehensive legal services to leading technology and life science companies. Current honorees include Lori Evans Bernstein, Co-founder and CEO of Caraway, Dr. José Bauermeister of the Eidos LGBTQ+ health initiative, and Gaurang Choksi, Founder and CEO of Violet.
Hopelab is a transformative social innovation lab and impact investor working to support the mental well-being of adolescents, ages 10-25, especially BIPOC and LGBTQ+ youth. Through targeted social impact investments, youth-centered design and research support, and translational science partnerships, the organization leverages 20+ years of co-creation experience to influence systems change while centering health equity. Learn more at hopelab.org.
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