Solome Tibebu offers an in-depth look at the lived experience of youth struggling with mental health disorders and proves that age is no barrier to leveraging our talents and experiences to make positive change in the world.
College Mental Health 101 & 102: Successful Self-Care and Advocacy on Campus
Through captivating storytelling, deeply personal insights, and practical overview of evidence-based mental health psycho-education, Solome motivates her audiences to expand their worldview of mental health in themselves and their peers. In a relevant and culturally-competent lecture, Solome guides students through how to manage their mental wellness from freshman orientation to graduation. Solome’s lectures will leave students and campus personnel empowered to identify risk factors, leverage peer-support and clinical resources, and become effective advocates for their peers struggling with mental illness.
The Power of the Youth Social Entrepreneur
In an inspiring yet practical format, Solome leverages her experience as an Ashoka YouthVenture Entrepreneur-In-Residence, tech startup accelerator manager and angel-funded youth entrepreneur to invite students to explore how they can leverage their experiences to develop innovative new ventures to change the world. From lack of resources to Imposter’s Syndrome, Solome will cover all of the main points stopping youth from accessing their innate skills and passions to become catalysts for change. Students will learn best practices to explore their passions, develop lean methods to test their ideas and the courage to launch their own new social ventures.