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Innovator's Wellness Series

The Innovator's Wellness series was created to encourage mental wellness for student entrepreneurs and innovators, provide an understanding of the importance of wellness on the creative and innovative process, and to foster a safe space to understand and prioritize mental wellness.


Group talks around table

This interactive series will be facilitated by Davia Roberts, therapist and full-time entrepreneur. Events in the series will be held every Monday in March from 4pm to 5:30pm. For maximum impact, we encourage participants to commit to the entire series.  This series is open to current students only; both Yale students and non-Yale students from all backgrounds and disciplines are welcome and encouraged to attend.

Sessions include:

  • 3/1/21 | Understanding Mental Health: This session will provide an overview of mental health and mental illness, and debunk myths associated with common mental illnesses.
  • 3/8/21 | Trauma in Entrepreneurship: This session will explore traumas that impact the entrepreneurial journey, how to identify symptoms, and how to navigate through them.
  • 3/15/21 | Impostor Syndrome and Burnout: In this session we will explore impostor syndrome and its various manifestations, discuss burnout and its link to impostor syndrome, and provide practical strategies for how to respond to both.
  • 3/22/21 | Cultivating Joy Throughout Entrepreneurship & Innovation: This session will explore the gains and losses of hustle culture, and provide sustainable practices for wellness and joy in your work. It'll also cover building a meaningful self-care plan and how to cultivate a wellness support network.