Yuri Tomikawa

Speaking Engagements


A few of Yuri's past speeches and workshops.

Keynote Speech: "Changing Mental Health with Technology"

Brown Tech Summit 2017
Keynote Speaker

The Brown Tech Summit highlights innovative uses of technology that connect people and ideas at Brown University.  The Summit celebrates and showcases innovative and emerging technologies used in teaching, research, entrepreneurial, and administrative activities. Yuri gave the Keynote Speech regarding her journey starting Zencare and the intersection of mental health and technology.


Workshop: "Start Scrappy: Launch your Startup Today" 
Panelist: "Women in STEM"

The Lady Project Summit 2017
Workshop Leader & Panelist

The Lady Project Summit is a day full of speakers, professional workshops for The Lady Project, an economic development non profit and membership organization that connects, inspires and showcases awesome women doing amazing things through events, membership and community engagement. Yuri gave a workshop on launching businesses and was a panelist on the Women in STEM Panel.

Workshop: "Start Scrappy: Launch your Startup Today"

Workshop Leader

WE@BROWN is a women's empowerment conference organized by the Brown Entrepreneurship Program that brings students and female leaders from a variety of industries together. In its inaugural conference, Yuri gave a workshop on launching a startup as a college student.

Panel: "Navigating the MentalHealth System in Rhode Island"

NAMI Rhode Island Annual Conference

NAMI Rhode Island's Annual Conference, "Bridging the Gaps" brought together consumers, family members, mental health professionals, advocates, legislators, and volunteers to discussed pertinent local and national mental health issues. Yuri joined representatives from government, insurance companies, and treatment centers on a panel regarding the mental health system in the state.


MIT Hacking Medicine

MIT's Hacking Medicine is one of the largest health hackathons in the world. Hundreds of like-minded engineers, clinicians, designers, developers and business people brainstorm and build innovative solutions over the course of a weekend. Yuri was a mentor at its 2017 hackathon.

Brown Entrepreneurship Program
Pitch Judge & Workshop Leader

The Brown Entrepreneurship Program (Brown EP) is the main student entrepreneurship initiative at Brown University. Yuri has participated as a judge for an entrepreneurship class's pitch day and has led her workshop on starting businesses to members of the Brown student community.