INTERNSHIP WITH HOUSTON GRAND OPERA

Time for another intern report, this time with a local connection. As opera fans, we arranged for an internship at Houston Grand Opera, and Sarah Frumkin spent some weeks in Houston working with HGO. Read her report below: “I spent this summer in Houston, Texas interning at Houston Grand Opera (HGO). I served as a…

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INTERNSHIP WITH BOBB FILMS

More intern reports on the way. The Foundation has now supported 37 interns, providing them with valuable work experience that has proven to help them find a job upon graduation. The intern program has taken on even more importance following the Heinz Foundation’s withdrawal of its funding; Alex’s Foundation is now the sole provider.  This latest…

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DANISH RESEARCH REFUTES OUT-DATED US WORK

As a part of the research into her ‘Sweetening the Pill’ documentary, Abby Epstein recently traveled to Denmark to interview Dr Ojvind Lidegaard, a noted European OB-GYN. Denmark’s socialized medical system means that comprehensive records are kept for its millions of citizens. Dr Lidegaard has used this huge data set extensively in his research. During 2016…

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SCOTTSDALE WORKSHOP OCTOBER 20-21

Just returned from a productive weekend in Arizona attending our awareness-raising workshop. We had a group of fifteen, comprising other bereaved parents, activists, Abby Epstein (the maker of the pending “Sweetening The Pill” documentary), and her collaborator, Ricki Lake. It was a busy two days, chock full of debate and great ideas. We captured a…

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WEEKEND WORKSHOP IN SCOTTSDALE

In a couple of weeks, a group of us will be getting together in Scottsdale to spend a weekend brain-storming about how to improve and expand our messaging about the dangers of Hormonal Birth Control. The two main areas of focus will be on raising the awareness of users, and raising the awareness of medical…

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