Alicia Raimundo

Alicia is working to empower young people to overcome mental health stigma and to create treatments that are accessible and fun. Inspired by her own struggles with mental illness, she has helped create a ton of projects including BeanBagChat, ACCESS Open Minds, Frayme and many many many more. She has shared her story on numerous stages including at the United Nations Headquarters, the Federal Standing Committee on the Status of Women, TEDxWaterloo and One Young World. Alicia has also written a book aimed at schools to educate young people on suicide, writes for The Mighty, and was recently featured in Vanity Fair with Cher.