Category Archive: Conferences

Scholar Win Chesson Attends Conference for LGBTQ MBA Students

In October, I joined 1,400 current and prospective LGBTQ MBA students in San Francisco at the annual Reaching Out MBA conference. It was a weekend full of workshops, case competitions, networking and job recruitment… Continue reading

Scholar Isaias Guzman Attends Creating Change Conference

Thanks to Point Foundation, this year I was able to attend my first Creating Change Conference  in Houston, Texas. Creating Change is one of the largest LGBT conferences with over 4,000 participants and… Continue reading

Scholar Valentin Sierra Attends Out for Undgrad Technology Conference

With the gracious help of Point Foundation, I was fortunate to attend the Out for Undergrad Technology Conference  on the beautiful Facebook Campus in Menlo Park, California. The conference was held on October… Continue reading

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

From November 2 through 5, I attended the Human Right Campaign (HRC)’s Historically Black College or University (HBCU) Leadership and Career Summit in Washington, D.C.  Over the course of the summit, I got… Continue reading

Scholar Kyle Vey Attends Conference for Out STEM Students

Thanks to Point Foundation, I attended the 3rd National Out in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (oSTEM) Conference at Google New York in late October. Out in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics is a national… Continue reading

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

Recently, I attended the Reaching Out MBA (ROMBA) conference in New Orleans, Louisiana  along with fellow Point Scholars Byran Blaise, Adaobi Kanu and Eric Nakano and Point Alumni Brian Casebolt and Jason Nichols.… Continue reading

Point Scholars & Alumni Attend OUT on the Hill Leadership Summit

The National Black Justice Coalition (NBJC)—America’s leading Black LGBT civil rights organization focused on federal public policy— hosted the fourth annual OUT on the Hill Leadership Summit from September 18-22, 2013. Point Foundation… Continue reading

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

By: Amy Andre, Lauren Beach, and Sarah Young On Monday, September 23, over 30 leaders from the bisexual community attended the first-ever White House Roundtable Discussion on Bisexuality in Washington, D.C. Spearheaded by BiNet USA and the Bisexual Resource Center,… Continue reading

Wells Fargo Point Scholar Monica Motley is ‘Creating Changed’

The National Gay and Lesbian Task Force held its 25th annual National Conference on LGBTQ Equality: Creating Change, in Atlanta from January 25-29. As an attendee of several academic and professional conferences over… Continue reading