Ep. 105

Open Sourcing Mental Health - Part I

September 12, 2016

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Julia Nguyen

Developer, Indiegogo

twitter, github

Julia leads an open source project called "if me," a mental health community for people to open up to loved ones. She's also lead organizer of Southeast Asian Ladies in Tech, and a developer at Indiegogo.

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Julia Nguyen was diagnosed with OCD when she was in high school. It took a long time for her to talk about it, but soon she was writing and giving talks on mental health. She’s even created an open source project to help those dealing with mental illness. In this incredibly open and honest interview, she talks about her own struggles with mental health and how she hopes to help others through her open source project, “if me.”

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