Press

Press Releases

September 2, 2015 - Sexual Assault Reporting System Launches at University of San Francisco and Pomona College

May 28, 2015 - University of San Francisco Becomes First in the Nation to Adopt College Sexual Assault Reporting System

December 18, 2014 - Google.org Pledges $268,750 in Seed Funding for Callisto: A College Sexual Assault Reporting System

October 21, 2014 - Sexual Health Innovations Launches Fundraising Campaign for “Callisto,” a Third-Party Sexual Assault Reporting System for Colleges

October 7, 2014 - Chris Valasek, Director of Vehicle Security Research at IOActive, to Lead Technology Advisory Board for Callisto, a Third-Party Sexual Assault Reporting System for Colleges


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2016

99 Designs - August 9, 2016 - Designed for action: Sexual Health Innovations' Project Callisto

Inquistr - August 6, 2016 - Assault Victim Turns Innovator, Creates Tool That Can Prevent Rape

The Daily Texan - June 23, 2016 - UT alumna petitions for safer reporting system for sexual assault victims

Bustle - June 21, 2016 - 5 Ways Sexual Assault Survivors Have Healed

AU News - June 18, 2016 - Callisto Creator Jess Ladd has created a Tinder-like matching system identifying repeat rapists

Django Girls Blog - June 13, 2016 - Your Django Story: Meet Kelsey Glimore-Innis

Burnt Orange Nation - June 8, 2016 - How one phone call can prevent a Texas football rape scandal

TED - June 8, 2016 - Top TED Talks of 2016

The Stanford Daily - May 30, 2016 - Students, alumni, faculty pressure Stanford to revisti Campus Climate Survey

OZY - May 29, 2016 - Can this woman predict campus rape?

The Huffington Post - May 27, 2016 - Callisto Would've Helped After My Sexual Assault, That's Why I'm Donating

Digital Journal - May 27, 2016 - Sexual Health Innovations Announces Callisto Code is Open Source

The New York Times - May 27, 2016 - A New Way to Report College Sexual Assault

Tech Crunch - May 15, 2016 - 3 ways startups are fighting for digital and physical security

Tech Insider - April 27, 2016 - A genius 'Tinder-like' platform could help stop sexual assaults on campus

Mic - April 13, 2016 - Sexual Assault Survivors Are Outin Their Rapists on the Anonymous Corners of the Internet

EdSurge On Air - February 28, 2016 - Can Tech Curb Sexual Assault on College Campuses?

Corriere della Sera - February 24, 2016 - «Con il web, aiuto le vittime di violenza» L'esempio di Jessica Ladd

Medium - February 19, 2016 - From TED2016, 5 Fellows' Ideas Worth Spreading

BBC News - February 16, 2016 - TED 2016: Sex attack report system for students launched

The Globe and Mail - February 15, 2016 - TED Fellow develops online reporting system to help sexual-assault victims

The Vancouver Sun - February 15, 2016 - TED Talks: Callisto app designed for reporting campus rapes

Skillcrush - February 10, 2016 - Want to Be CEO? Look to These 27 Tech Companies Started by Women

Conscious Magazine - January 19, 2016 - Want to Help Decrease Sexual Assault on College Campuses? Here’s How

TEDFellows - January 5, 2016 - These 21 Rising Stars Will Change the World in 2016


2015

Marie Claire - December 6, 2015 - "I'm at the Beginning of a Movement": These Sexual Assault Survivors Are Coming Forward So Other Women Can Find a Voice

Smashd - November 23, 2015 - Reporting and Recording: How one startup is aiming to end rape on college campuses

The New York Times - November 13, 2015 - The War on Campus Sexual Assault Goes Digital

Xconomy - November 4, 2015 - NYTM Recap: Callisto Offers Empathetic Way to Report Sexual Assaults

Huffington Post - November 3, 2015 - The 21st Century Rape Whistle: How to Think Critically About Tech for Women's Safety

Forbes - October 18, 2015 - Is there a first-mover disadvantage to reporting sexual assault?

Refinery29 - October 13, 2015 - The Online Report System That Could Stop 60% Of All On-Campus Sexual Assaults

Wall Street Journal - October 9, 2015 - Tech Startups Chase Something Other Than Profits

Washington Post - October 9, 2015 - Meet Callisto, the Tinder-like platform that aims to fight sexual assault

Huffington Post - September 21, 2015 - Ending the Culture of Silence: How Technology Can Improve Reporting of Sexual Assault

Glamour - September 18, 2015 - This Website Makes It Easier for College Students to Report Sexual Assault

The Atlantic - September 17, 2015 - Can Game Theory Help to Prevent Rape?

MTV - September 10, 2015 - This Fear-Free System Could Totally Change The Way We Report A Campus Sexual Assault

SF Weekly - September 9, 2015 - College Apps: A Startup Tries to Disrupt Rape Culture

San Jose Mercury News - September 4, 2015 - California colleges test online reporting tool created by sexual assault survivor

Boston.com - August 27, 2015 - New site saves student sexual assault reports

KnightBlog - August 12, 2015 - Prototype Fund recipient uses tech to make sexual health information more accessible

Pomona College Magazine - August 3, 2015 - Helping Out With Speaking Up: How Jessica Ladd ’08 is destigmatizing the reporting of sexual assaults—and may even help prevent them

Slate - June 5, 2015 - Pomona College Does Damage Control After Sexual Assault Protest at Graduation

ABC 7 News - June 5, 2015 - USF Develops First Online Sex Assault Reporting System in U.S.

USA Today - June 5, 2015 - U. of San Francisco to implement new sexual assault reporting system

Campus Technology - June 2, 2015 - U San Francisco Adopts Online Sexual Assault Reporting Program

MSNBC - May 31, 2915 - Tackling Campus Assault with Software

Forbes - May 29, 2015 - Callisto Brings Complaint Escrows To Life

Huffington Post - May 28, 2015 - University Of San Francisco Becomes First College To Adopt Callisto, A New Rape Reporting System

Pacific Standard - May 28, 2015 - One Woman's Quest to Fix the Process of Reporting Sexual Assault

The Chronicle of Higher Education - April 16, 2015 - Callisto to Offer New Reporting System for Survivors of Sexual Assault

The Washington Post - April 8, 2015 - Mark Zuckerberg wants people to understand common knowledge. What’s common knowledge?

DatingAdvice.com - April 2, 2015 - Sexual Health Innovations: Cutting-Edge Technology Advancing Our Well-Being

Conscious Magazine - March 24, 2015 - Top 5 Social Innovation Highlights at SXSW

Total Health Radio - February 25, 2015 - “So…This is Awkward.” How to Talk About STDs

WREG Memphis - February 23, 2015 - New technology will help college students report sexual assault

Huffington Post - February 6, 2015 - New System Seen As 'Promising' Alternative To Mandatory Reporting Of Campus Sexual Assaults

Mic.com - February 5, 2015 - The Other Side of Campus Sexual Assault That the Media Isn't Telling

Refinery 29 - February 2, 2015 - Is My STD Back?

Feministing - January 12, 2015 - The Feministing Five: Jessica Ladd


2014

Teen Vogue - December 22, 2014 - Listen Up, Coeds: The Campus Assault App is Something You Need to Know About

PBS Newshour - December 19, 2014 - How economic theory can help stop sexual assault

Nonprofit Quarterly - December 5, 2014 - New Technology May Make Sexual Assault Easier to Report

Bustle - December 5, 2014 - Callisto App May Help Make Reporting Campus Sexual Assault Safer for Survivors

iSchoolGuide - December 4, 2014 - New Apps Like Callisto And Circle Of 6 Aim To Improve Campus Safety And Reporting Sexual Assault At Colleges

American University Course Blog: Sexual Assault on U.S. College Campuses - December 2, 2014 - A Promising Future for Safer College Campuses

New York Times - December 2, 2014 - Reporting Sexual Assault Is Difficult, but a New Technology May Help

HelloGiggles - October 28, 2014 - A new app could change the way campus sexual assault is reported

Generation Progress - October 27, 2014 - New Online Sexual Assault Reporting Tool Aims To Assist With An Intimidating Reporting Process

News Monkey - October 26, 2014 - 80 rapes per day in Belgium? We urgently need...Callisto

NBC New York - October 24, 2014 - David Ushery talks with Jessica Ladd about Callisto, a new sexual assault reporting system

CampusClarity Blog - October 24, 2014 - Sexual Health Innovations

Learn U - October 24, 2014 - Third Party Reporting System Created to Increase Sexual Assault Reporting on College Campuses

ThinkProgress - October 22, 2014 - One Simple Tool To Help College Students Feel More Comfortable Reporting Rape

Seventeen - October 22, 2014 - College Rape Survivors Help Create New Assault Reporting System That Protects Victims

Huffington Post - October 21, 2014 - Group Builds Novel Sexual Assault Reporting System -- By Talking To Survivors

Upworthy - Around October 7, 2014 - They Hooked Up. Then He Called To Tell Her That Everything Was Not OK.

The Case Foundation - October 3, 2014 - Looking Back on Finding Fearless: Where Are They Now

ThinkProgress - September 10, 2014 - Profit And Peril In The Anti-Rape Industry

Ashoka Changemakers - August 17, 2014 - Innovator Insights: Making It Safe to Report Sexual Assault Online

PBS - August 1, 2014 - Combating On-Campus Sexual Assault with Your Smart Phone

NPR - July 31, 2014 - Enlisting Smartphones In The Campaign For Campus Safety

Glamour - July 25, 2014 - How to Tell Somebody You Have an STD

Shine Foundation - July 21, 2014 - Solving sexual health challenges, one system at a time

WYPR - June 12, 2014 - Baltimore's Future: Jess Ladd on Technology's Role in Improving Sexual Health

Refinery 29 - June 9, 2014 - How To Deal With The Emotional Pain Of An STD

Technical.ly - May 12, 2014 - Social Innovation Lab: Here are the 10 projects from Demo Day 2014

Bedsider's Frisky Fridays - January 31, 2014 - STIs and relationships: What you need to know

Little Black Box - January 28, 2014 - Meet Jessica Ladd - Where the Internet and Sexual Health Meet

The Baltimore Social Innovation Journal - January 14, 2014 - Improving sexual health through technology: With public health student’s website, confidential test results are just a few clicks away

The Pitt News - January 5, 2014 - Welcome Back: Adolescents willing to receive STI treatment, according to study


2013

Health on Earth - December 10, 2013 - Healthcare Innovations

iDigitalTimes - November 23, 2013 - STD App, Hula, Helps Users Get Tested And Share Their Status

Scientific American - November 21, 2013 - You’ve Got Mail… about STDs

Disruptive Women in Health Care - July 1, 2013 - Sex and the Sleepless Night

Medical Daily - May 30, 2013 - Three High Tech Tools To Test STDs

CNN - May 16, 2013 - High-tech tools for STDs

Maxim Hygiene - February 8, 2013 - Fierce Woman of the Month: Jessica Ladd, A Social Entrepreneur and Advocate of Safe Sex

Museum of Sex - January 29, 2013 - So They Can Know

Rock Health - January 24, 2013 - Innovating in Sexual Health: An Interview with Jessica Ladd

Technically Baltimore - January 23, 2013 - SoTheyCanKnow.org: anonymous STD notification website needs $25K: Indiegogo of the Week


2012

HerExchange - November 28, 2012 - So They Can Know: Jessica Ladd

medGadget - July 11, 2012 - MedStartr, a Kickstarter for Medicine, Launches Today