A New Era of Work: Supporting Workplace Mental Health with Bernie Wong - Professional BusinessWomen of California

A New Era of Work: Supporting Workplace Mental Health with Bernie Wong

June 13, 2023 - 4:00 PM Pacific Time

Tuesday, June 13th at 4:00 PM Pacific Time


With the proliferation of mental health days, apps, and digital therapeutics, mental health continues to be a top concern among workers and businesses alike. But what does it take to truly support mental health—beyond perks and the occasional “It’s okay not to be okay” campaign?


Bernie Wong leads culture transformation work at global organizations across industries and advocates for true, meaningful change for the health and well-being of workers worldwide.


In this webinar with PBWC, Bernie will share the foundational knowledge and skills to support workplace mental health. Specifically, he’ll cover:

  • Key truths to workplace mental health
  • How to navigate 1:1 conversations around mental health
  • How to create safety and be an ally for mental health
  • How to create inclusive and sustainable cultures of work
  • A strategic perspective to support mental health organization-wide


The webinar recording is shared with all registrants and will be available for 90 days from the live event date.

Speaker Information

Bernie Wong, Principal & Manager of Senior Insights, Mind Share Partners


Bernie (he/him) is a founding team member at Mind Share Partners—a national nonprofit organization that is changing the culture of workplace mental health so that both employees and organizations can thrive. As their Senior Manager of Insights, he leads the curation, development, and institutionalization of the organization’s expertise and perspectives on workplace mental health. As a Principal, Bernie also leads full-service training, advising, and transformation projects at organizations like BlackRock, Morrison & Foerster, Prudential, Tinder, and more. In 2019 and 2021, he co-led the development, writing, and design of Mind Share Partners’ two Mental Health at Work Reports. Bernie is a widely published author on workplace mental health having written for Forbes, Harvard Business Review, HR Dive, and more.


Prior to Mind Share Partners, Bernie spent his career dedicated to mental health across a variety of disciplines, including human-centered design at Hopelab, a social innovation lab for youth wellbeing; in education at Stanford Continuing Studies; and in editorial writing for the Greater Good Science Center at the University of California, Berkeley. Bernie also served as the Vice President and board member for Prism Foundation, a philanthropic organization that funds Asian and Pacific Islander LGBTQ+ students and organizations.


Bernie has a Master of Health Science (MHS) in Mental Health from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and Bachelor’s degrees in Psychology and in Sociology from UC Berkeley.