There is a crisis in the tech industry. At least 20% of our colleagues, friends, and teammates suffer silently with mental illness, but our work culture does little to help. Based on real data, we'll show the enormous impact of mental illness in our industry, and how we can change - and save - lives.
He served as web lead and security researcher for CERIAS at Purdue University for 9 years. Along with Chris Hartjes, Ed is co-host of the Development Hell podcast.
Ed is also the founder and chairman of Open Sourcing Mental Illness, a non-profit 501c3 dedicated to raising awareness and supporting those with mental illness in the tech industry.
Ed writes at funkatron.com.
The next General meeting of UniForum Chicago will be at:
Bolingbrook Fountaindale Library http://www.fountaindale.org/ Meeting Room B (1st floor) 300 West Briarcliff Road Bolingbrook, IL 60440
Use the library's FAQ (http://www.fountaindale.org/about/faq) as a source for how to get to meeting.
As usual we will be having a "Meeting After the Meeting" for talk and drinks afterwards at the Gordon Biersch Brewery & Restaurant in the Bolingbrook Promenade mall.
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