Think Tanks

Think Tanks

Where business leaders go to change the way the world feels.

Be part of the industry’s leading social events for like-minded business leaders, change-makers, and HR professionals to forge authentic connections and create change.

Mentera Think Tanks are expertly arranged and facilitated local events fueled with food, fun, and exclusive forums where senior leaders collaborate and advance the future of mental health at work.  

Through carefully selected topics and expert partnerships, we uncover possibilities, explore how to design solutions, and improve the future of mental health. 

How does it work? 

Mentera’s Think Tanks occur regionally in major cities in the US. Register your interest to attend & stay up to date on upcoming events. Attendance is limited and offers an exclusive opportunity to grow your network, indulge in an evening of fun and engagement, and have your expertise heard. Dress casually, be hungry, and be yourself.  

    Who should attend?

    CHROs, Senior HR Leaders, Chief People Officers, CEOs, and DE&I Directors from employers groups; Senior-level executives with payers, providers, benefits brokers, and health plans and associations; Local policy and government trailblazers should all join.

      Why attend?

      The health industry is enormous. The mental health and behavioral health ecosystem is expansive and growing daily. Mentera’s mission is to advance mental health and wellbeing. If you want to advance mental health and wellbeing & see change in the workplace, come join us.   

      Think Tanks Calendar


      October 10

      Women's Health at Work Square

      Women’s Health at Work

      October 10, 2023 | 5:00 PM PST
      Location: Las Vegas

      Sponsored by: LifeLabs Learning and Unum
      Natasha Bowman – Founder, The Natasha Bowman Consulting Group
      Andrea Cooper – Chief People Officer, Talkspace
      Hebba Youssef – CPO, Workweek & I Hate it Here
      Shelley Zalis – CEO, The Female Quotient

      Join Mentera for an exclusive evening discussing women’s health in the workplace and the crucial need for inclusive benefits. There is a resounding call for comprehensive and inclusive benefits that enhance physical, financial, social, and mental health at work. This unforgettable event will inspire and fuel employers’ unwavering commitment to forging healthier, more equitable work environments for all. Prepare to be captivated by renowned speakers that will shine a spotlight on the unique challenges faced by women in the workplace. Together, we will unlock groundbreaking insights, hear about transformative experiences, and uncover innovative solutions for the business leaders, HR decision makers, and people operations trailblazers. Be part of creating a new era of workplace health with Mentera.

      Past Think Tanks


      May 8

      Natasha Bowman

      2023 Global Workplace Wellness Think Tank

      May 8, 2023 | 10:00 AM-4:00 PM EST
      Location: World Trade Center, NYC

      Powered by The Bowman Foundation for Workplace Equity & Mental Wellness & Mentera
      Facilitator: Natasha Bowman

      The Bowman Foundation for Workplace Equity and Mental Wellness and Mentera are excited to invite you to participate in the Global Workplace Mental Wellness Think Tank, a groundbreaking initiative to transform how organizations approach mental health and wellbeing in the workplace.

      In today’s fast-paced world, workplace mental wellness has become a critical priority for organizations. As a leading expert in mental health, your expertise and insights will be invaluable in addressing this pressing issue. This exclusive event brings together a diverse task force of organizational leaders and psychologists, mental health providers, DEI experts, academics, workplace consultants, strategists, activists, and employment lawyers worldwide.

      The Global Workplace Mental Wellness Think Tank aims to:

      • Identify innovative strategies and interventions that effectively promote mental wellness in the workplace
      • Develop evidence-based recommendations for organizations to foster psychological safety and support employee wellbeing
      • Create a platform for collaboration and knowledge sharing among industry experts to drive positive change in workplace mental health

      By joining the Think Tank, you will have the unique opportunity to shape the future of mental health at work and create a healthier, more productive work environment for millions of people.

      To learn more or become a sponsor, contact Corinne Virgulto.

      April 18

      Donald Coleman

      Creating an Environment of Trust

      April 18, 2023 | 6:00 PM EST
      Location: South City Kitchen Buckhead, Atlanta GA

      Powered by: LifeLabs Learning
      Facilitator: Donald Coleman

      Join us to build relationships with business leaders, disruptors, and local change-makers at our VIP Think Tank. During this in-person gathering, Life Labs will dive deep on Building Psychological Safety to Boost Team Performance. We will facilitate meaningful conversations with participants on what they are currently doing, challenges they are facing, and actionable tips to make employees feel safer at work. The Think Tank will be at a local venue in Atlanta where you’ll enjoy networking and a 3-course meal to fuel your discussions. Come ready to connect, learn and grow.

      You will learn how to:

      • Create productive vulnerability
      • Diagnose common trust blockers and identify solutions to fix them, faster
      • Increase team learning behaviors to more effectively learn from mistakes

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      Mentera’s sponsors make every Think Tank a special, curated, and must-attend occasion. Sponsor a Think Tank to meet & greet guests, create friendships, and foster loyal business relationships.

      Join us as we envision a new era of mental health

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