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Point Alum Ashley Burnside was born with cerebral palsy, the most common childhood motor disability, and spent much of her childhood learning how to adapt. As a teenager, her experiences as both a...

February 02, 2015, teampoint

Creating Change: It's Worth Going Twice

Creating Change (CC) is an annual organizing and skill-building conference that attracts hundreds...

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November 12, 2014, teampoint

Scholar Marcus Lee Attends HRC’s HBCU Career and Leadership Summit

In early October, I attended the Human Rights Campaign’s (HRC) 2014 Historically Black...

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October 14, 2014, teampoint

Scholar Win Chesson Attends Conference for LGBTQ MBA Students

San Francisco Board of Trustees Chair Aaron Leifer and Point Scholar Win Chesson tabling at...

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September 22, 2014, teampoint

Scholar Jamie Weinand Attends Gay and Lesbian Medical Association (GLMA) Conference

My name is Jamie Weinand, and I am a second-year medical student at the Boston University School of...

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February 11, 2014, teampoint

Scholar Isaias Guzman Attends Creating Change Conference

Photo: Conference & Program Manager Chris Garcia and Point Scholar Isaias Guzman at the Latino...

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December 03, 2013, teampoint

Scholar Valentin Sierra Attends Out for Undgrad Technology Conference

Out for Undergrad Technology Conference Director Kevin Prior welcoming 165 students to the...

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November 21, 2013, teampoint

Scholar Gregory Davis Attends Historically Black College & University Leadership and Career Summit

Pictured (left to right) are Bummah Ndeh and Timothy Tukes, attendees of the 2013 HRC HBCU...

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November 12, 2013, teampoint

Scholar Kyle Vey Attends Conference for Out STEM Students

  Thanks to Point Foundation, I attended the 3rd National Out in Science, Technology, Engineering,...

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October 29, 2013, teampoint

Point Scholars and Alumni Join Future LGBTQ Business Leaders for ROMBA Conference in New Orleans

(Clockwise from Top Left): Scholars Eric Nakano and Adaobi Kanu, alumnus Jason Nichols, scholar...

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October 07, 2013, teampoint

Scholar Mary Susman Reflects on Out for Work Conference

  I am incredibly grateful that Point sent me to the Out for Work conference in Chicago Sept....

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October 05, 2013, teampoint

Point Scholars & Alumni Attend OUT on the Hill Leadership Summit

The National Black Justice Coalition (NBJC)—America's leading Black LGBT civil rights organization...

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October 02, 2013, teampoint

Three Bisexual Point Leaders Attend First Ever White House Roundtable Discussion on Bisexuality

By: Amy Andre, Lauren Beach, and Sarah Young Photo: Amy Andre, Lauren Beach, and Sarah Young pose...

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