How to Product Manage Your Mental Health with Beth Anne Katz from Microsoft

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How to Product Manage Your Mental Health with Beth Anne Katz from Microsoft

June 5, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EDT

Until we can meet again in person – let’s get together over lunch to talk about PM and network virtually. Bring your own food and drinks. Connect. Grow. Impact.

Product Management Night is a local product management event where all members of the community are invited to join for an evening of exchange, learnings and networking.

Workshop description:

This interactive workshop teaches participants how to self-monitor their mental health state, walks them through creating an individualized mental health action plan in preparation for times of decreased health, and informs employers on how they can create a supportive mental health environment that allows employees to thrive. Attendees will walk away with a concrete, self-written set of metrics indicating the state of their mental health and an individualized action plan for when those metrics indicate declining mental health.

There are three key things participants will walk away with after attending this workshop:

How to identify and track current levels of mental health
How to take action when mental health isn’t at optimal levels
How leadership in the workplace can foster a better environment for mental health

About Beth:

Beth Anne Katz is a product manager at Microsoft, having worked on Windows, Microsoft Teams, and now, PowerPoint. Outside of work, Beth Anne founded Katzbe Fights Depression, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization using content creation to combat the mental health stigma. In 2018 Beth Anne won an award for her work from the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) and in 2020 Beth Anne was named one of the Society of Women Engineer’s Top 10 Women Engineers You Should Know.

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