Social Innovation Fellows
Class of 2010
Each year, PopTech selects 10-20 high potential change agents from around the world who are working on highly disruptive innovations in areas like healthcare, energy, development, climate, education, and civic engagement, among many others.
Watch the 2010 fellows give their presentations below.
Meet the Fellows
Brooke Betts Farrell turns one company’s waste into another’s valuable resource
Rajesh Panjabi is creating a model for rebuilding rural health care in war torn countries
Yasser Ansari is creating a crowd-sourced “field guide for every organism.”
Nina Dudnik gets developing world scientists the equipment … and connections … they need
Lauren Abramson shows how to make restorative justice work
Laura Stachel’s “solar suitcase” is saving the lives of mothers and infants.
Ryan Smith’s Micromidas converts raw sewage into high-quality biodegradable plastics
Brian Elliot unlocks the power of friendship to accelerate legal freedoms for LGBT people
Rush Bartlett is revolutionizing how people are immunized
Kel Sheppey’s Wild4Life has a new approach to stopping HIV/AIDS
Salinee Tavaranan brings micro-hydro and micro-solar power to the remotest areas
Matt Berg gets mobile healthcare tools to where they count
Leila Janah fights poverty by putting people to work through creative outsourcing
Ben Lyon is unlocking the power of mobile money through his platform, FrontlineSMS:Credit