Press

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Press for Twitch

The West Australian: “Starting a conversation about Huntington’s disease” (September 2015)

Huffington Post: “2 Billion Under 20: A Unique Initiative That’s Changing the World” (July 2015)

Inc. Magazine: “4 Teenage Innovators You Need to Know About” (July 2015)

Stanford Daily: “Q + A: Twitch documentarian talks film’s overseas reception” (April 2015)

SCOPE Stanford Medicine: “The uncertainty was killing me” (February 2015)

Business Insider: “15 Incredibly Impressive Students at Stanford” (October 2014)

Iowa City Press Citizen: “Star of documentary discussed Huntington’s disease at UI” (October 2014)

Daily Iowan: “UI hosted a documentary about Huntington’s disease” (October 2014)

Stanford Daily: “Student documentary explores genetic testing and Huntington’s disease” (October 2014)

UAB Kaleidoscope: “Twitch, a documentary on Huntington’s disease” (September 2014)

The Huffington Post: “Are You Paying Attention To Things That Really Matter?” (August 2014)

Every Child is a Blessing: “Twitch: The Documentary Houston Showing” (August 2014)

Stanford Magazine: “The Burden of Knowing” (May 2014)

The Stanford Daily: “Student screens documentary examining Huntington’s disease” (February 2014)

The California Report: A State on Health “Would You Get A Test Now That Confirmed A Fatal Illness Later?” (July 2013)

Peninsula Press: “Kristen’s Story — Student Filmmaker Documents a life forever altered by genetics” (July 2013)

Amazing Kids! Magazine: “Amazing Kids! of the Month: Kristen Powers” (July 2013)

The Stanford Daily: “Stanford freshman to release documentary on dealing with family history of Huntington’s” (February 2013)

The Dish | Stanford University: Stanford freshman’s documentary chronicles Huntington’s disease decision” (January 2013)

CBS Sunday Morning Show: “A need to know the worst news you will ever hear” (December 2012)

Doers.bz: “Kristen Powers, 18-year-old Social Activist & Advocate” (June 2012)

USA Today: “Genetic testing: Does Kristen Powers have mom’s fatal gene?” (June 2012)

USA Today: “Would you want to know?” (April 2012)

Daily Tar Heel: “Kristen Powers, 18, produces film on being tested for Huntington’s disease” (April 2012)

USA Today: “TedxTeen: The InnerKid Philosophy” (April 2012)

TeenVogue: “Four Youth Activists to Watch from TEDxTeen” (April 2012)

YPulse: “TEDxTeen Explores The Wisdom of Not Knowing” (April 2012)

Differences Magazine: “TEDxTeen Proves That Impossible is Possible” (April 2012)

HD Trainwreck Blog: “The InnerKid Philosophy…And Rock and Roll…” (April 2012)

Chapel Hill News: “Teen Wants to Document Brain Disorder Test” (January 2012)

LEAPforLife: “A Zest for Life Driven By a Fatal Disease Launches Passion, Documentary, and Search for a Cure” (January 2012)