Meet Our Team

Genevieve

“Resources did exist, but people didn’t talk about them and what did exist was hard to find for someone in my position.”

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Katie

“I hope this site will provide you with much-needed resources in managing mental health challenges in an environment that values perfection and competition.”

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Lisa D.

“The advice, ideas, and certainly the stories shared here showcase that many of us have struggled on our journeys through grad school.”

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Lisa G.

“As high-functioning people, mental health issues often go unnoticed, undiagnosed, or downplayed as a result of being in an environment with such high stakes and expectations.”

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Lisa M.

“Mental illness is still looked down upon and stigmatized. Instead of opening up to others, students who struggle tend to keep to themselves to not show any weaknesses.”

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Melissa

“Together we can challenge the unhealthy myths that are ingrained in academic culture, such as the belief in effortless perfection, or the belief that successful scholars work all the time.”

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Tulsi

“Academia tends to feel unsure at best, avoidant on most days, and marginalizing on worse days, in their response to mental illness.”

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