Finding Balance in Academia

Thursday, June 6
9:30 am - 5:00 pm

Koch Institute 76-156

We are thrilled to invite you to an inaugural mini-conference, “Finding Balance in Academia: Prioritizing Mental and Physical Wellness.” This event is a departmental and school collaborative effort between Brain and Cognitive Sciences, Chemical Engineering, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Koch Institute, the School of Engineering, and the School of Science.
All members of the MIT community are welcome: Staff, Faculty, and Students.


  • Date: Thursday, June 6
  • Time: 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
  • Category:
  • Location: Koch Institute 76-156
Additional Location Details:

Register by June 3:

About the Conference:

Academia often emphasizes intellectual excellence at the expense of mental and physical well-being. Our mini-conference seeks to address this imbalance by exploring wellness as an integral part of the academic journey. Through thoughtful and engaging sessions, we aim to provide attendees transformative insights into prioritizing mental and physical wellness.

Feel free to attend as many or as few sessions as your schedule permits. Please reserve your spot in advance, as space is limited.

Why Attend?

  • Gain insights into transformative strategies for personal and professional growth.
  • Discover how prioritizing wellness can enhance productivity and creativity.
  • Engage in meaningful discussions with MIT colleagues and experts in the field.

Don’t miss this opportunity to prioritize your well-being and enhance your academic journey, wherever you are on it. Register today!

Confidentiality Statement:

While we prioritize creating a safe space for dialogue, we cannot guarantee absolute privacy. We encourage all participants to be mindful of sharing sensitive information and to respect each other’s privacy.