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Simone Biles, Cerebral Part Ways Months After The Mental Health Startup Gets Hit With Federal Investigation

Simone Biles is reportedly stepping away from her role with mental health startup Cerebral.

Samantha Dorisca

Dec 21, 2022

The GOAT Effect: Simone Biles-Backed Mental Health Startup Cerebral Now Valued At $4.8B

Simone Biles is not only leaving her mark on the world of just gymnastics but the world of technology as well. AfroTech previously shared that the Olympic star partnered with Cerebral — the leading online mental health provider — as its Chief Impact Officer (CIO) in October 2021. After being on the team for less than two months, the mental health startup’s value has vaulted to a higher level, InnovationMap reports.

Ngozi Nwanji

Dec 14, 2021

Simone Biles Plans To Make Mental Health Resources Accessible As Chief Impact Officer Of Cerebral

Simone Biles has been transparent throughout the year about the importance of prioritizing mental health. In alignment with that, her latest partnership aims to make mental health resources more accessible. According to a press release, the Olympic gymnast has partnered with Cerebral — the leading online mental health provider — as its Chief Impact Officer. “Mental health is just as important as physical health, but for far too long the stigma of mental health has prevented too many people from seeking help,” Biles said in a press release. “I have my own challenges with mental health, and therapy has been very empowering for me as I try to be the best person that I can be. I believe everyone should have access to mental health resources and Cerebral gives me the ability to personalize my mental health care experience.” Barriers such as cost of therapy and lack of insurance keeps people from getting help, and Simone Biles and Cerebral’s partnership will financially assist underserved...

Ngozi Nwanji

Oct 22, 2021