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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.

SwitchPoint 2017: Day 2

Be informed. Tell stories. Stick together. And other lessons on how to keep doing good from SwitchPoint 2017.

SwitchPoint 2017: Day 1

A big question on people’s minds today wasn’t “What are we doing for greater social good?” but “How can we keep doing it?”

Guts, Collaboration, and Diversity Generate a Powerful Creative Force at SwitchPoint 2017

April 27 and 28 is the sixth annual SwitchPoint conference, a global gathering of humanitarians. Here's what to expect.

4 Reasons to Teach the Sustainable Development Goals in Every Classroom

Young people can help solve the world’s biggest challenges.

SwitchPoint: A Love Story

SwitchPoint ignites the kind of magic that makes your heart beat, your toes tap, and your mind open.

5 Women Who Are Using Robots, Data, Fashion, and Tech to Transform Global Development

A bold new generation of women is guiding the future of global health and development. You’ll meet some of them at SwitchPoint.

A Window onto the World of Social Science Research

Social science and the future of health care go hand-in-hand, but it's an underappreciated partnership.

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