Zinc VC’s Podcast: Taboos Episode
This episode is a conversation between Linnea Dunne (writer, editor and host of the Bits of Me podcast) and Dr Anna Hushlak (Co-Founder and Chief Scientific Officer at Ferly), hosted by Zinc’s Chief Scientist, Dr Rachel Carey.
We talk about the value of engaging in conversations about our health that tend to be hidden away, the impact this has on those involved, and the need for more/better supportive services & products. We also touch on how (and for whom) these conversations are changing over time.
You can find out more about Linnea and Bits of Me here: http://www.linneadunne.com/2020/06/24/bits-of-me-podcast/You can read about Ferly’s mission here: https://weareferly.com/mission
If you’re interested in these topics, we would love you to join us at our free, online event in October – more details and registration here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/hidden-health-stories-learnings-from-a-project-on-taboo-health-issues-tickets-171207314687
And finally, if you’re interested in sharing your own ‘hidden health story’, we would love to hear from you. In collaboration with The Liminal Space, we have created a website where people can share their experiences, and hear about others: https://www.myhealth-mybody.co.uk/
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