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Bea Arthur '22 Contributor Since 2022

Founder and CEO | The Difference


Bea Arthur, LMHC, is a Columbia University-trained psychotherapist and award-winning entrepreneur who works with high-performance individuals in high-pressure work environments. Her career took off at the intersection of psychology and technology and her third company, The Difference, provides on-demand access to therapy as a portable benefit. Arthur was the first African American female founder in Y Combinator, and was named an Entrepreneur to Bet On by Newsweek as well as one of Bumble’s Most Inspiring New Yorkers. She is an editorial contributor and in-house talent for Forbes Women, and also hosts the Sonos-sponsored therapy podcast, Bea the Change.

Thought Leadership By Bea:

How I Finally Found Success as an Entrepreneur

Only through acceptance and acknowledgement was I able to find peace in my professional life.
By Bea Arthur | The Difference