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Looking to connect with others who are similarly passionate about topics you’re interested in? Good news – we’re thrilled to announce a new Network Groups feature on our Community Mentors App! Note: You will need to download the latest version (v2.4.1) of the app in order to access this and other new features.

 

The Network Groups feature allows members like you to connect on topics you’re most passionate about. One of these often requested for topics by community folks is on mental health – in fact, so many of you have expressed interested in this topic during our Story Hours at Microsoft Ignite that we are taking this discussion online by creating the “Let’s Talk Mental Health” group so that you can connect with peers at your convenience!

 

Enjoyed the Humans of IT Story Hours at Microsoft Ignite 2019? Be sure to join the Network Groups on our Community Mentors app to continue those great discussions online!Enjoyed the Humans of IT Story Hours at Microsoft Ignite 2019? Be sure to join the Network Groups on our Community Mentors app to continue those great discussions online!

 

Please welcome Christopher Gill, a Windows Insider and IT Pro who has publicly shared about his own journey living with neurodiversity – Chris will serve as the inaugural facilitator for this exciting new "Let's Talk Mental Health" group. Learn about Chris’s story and be sure to tune in to this week's episode of The Uptake community podcast where Chris is a guest speaker and talks about mental health.

 

Ready to join the network group? Here’s how:

 

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Steps to join:  

  1. Go to https://aka.ms/communitymentors and download our mentorship app
  2. Follow the steps to complete your registration
  3. Once you’re in the app, tap on “Community” (bottom of screen) > “Networks” (top right hand of screen) > Tap “Join” on the “Let’s Talk #MentalHealth” network group page and you’re in!

 

We hope you will find this new feature to connect with topic-based groups beneficial and meaningful.

 

Have ideas on new features you’d like to see, or experiences to add? Submit your ideas here, or feel free to drop us a note here.

 

Happy connecting – we look forward to reading your stories and helping you grow in your journey! 

 

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