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Why Is that Guy Tap Dancing? And Other Frequently Asked Questions about the Arts at SwitchPoint

Most of the 350+ people who come to this North Carolina conference aren’t artists. That’s the point.

New Series: Women on the Rise in Global Health

This International Women's Day, we're launching a new series that explores why there aren’t more women at the top in global health—yet.

SwitchPoint Is about Health, Technology, Partnerships—and Love

We love it for the inspiration we feel there, the connections we make, the performances that move us.

Neha Misra Brings Light—and Power—into the Lives of Women around the World

Meet Neha Misra, the co-founder of Solar Sister.

Real Talk App Elevates Teen Voices to Transform Sex Education

A new app brings sex ed directly to middle school students through storytelling—on their phones.

Where Do Big Ideas for Greater Good Come From? Humanitarians Tell All

Brian Southwell asks some big questions. And these SwitchPoint speakers answer.

SwitchPoint: A Patient's Perspective

A conference like SwitchPoint could lead to a newfound global respect for my minority.

Failing Fast: Does It Apply to Health Care?

When you're developing new ideas or tech, failure isn't such a bad thing. But for health workers, it means something else.

The Power of Storytelling: Unlocking Energy for Change

What happens when frontline health workers team up with a professional storytelling coach? The results are unforgettable.

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