Category Archive: Point Scholar

Scholar Megan Weinand Conducting Research Study on the Effects of Chest Binding

Point Foundation has a great commitment to community service, and as a current Point Scholar I have been working on my community service project (CSP) this year with a student research group here… Continue reading

Scholar Nicole Robert Collaboratively Queers the Museum of History and Industry with the opening of the “Revealing Queer” History Exhibit

A little over two years ago, Erin Bailey and I were sitting in the café of a local Seattle museum dreaming about the ways that queer ideas and cultures could engage mainstream museums. … Continue reading

Maggie Keenan-Bolger Graduates and Reflects on Being a Point Scholar

Maggie Keenan-Bolger graduated in December from Goddard College with a M.F.A. in Interdisciplinary Arts. Now one of Point’s newest alumni, Maggie reflects on her time as a Point Scholar.  What were some of the highlights/favorite moments… 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 Siddarth Puri Creates LGBTIQQ Lecture Series at UC Davis School of Medicine

Point Scholars are required to complete an annual Community Service Project (CSP) that will positively impact the LGBTQ community.  Here is a highlight of Point Scholar Siddarth Puri’s recent CSP. The 2011 LGBT Healthcare… 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

Point Scholars Educating Medical Students on Transgender Healthcare Issues

Point Scholars are required to complete an annual Community Service Project (CSP) that will positively impact the LGBTQ community. Point Scholar Eli Capello and Wells Fargo Point Scholar Shane Du chose to educate future… 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

Scholar Rachael Smith Cycles Cross-Country for Cancer

I biked with a group of 28 young adults from Baltimore, MD to Seattle, WA. The trip took 70 days and was 4,432 miles. We rode for The Ulman Cancer Fund for Young… Continue reading