More From the 2009 PopTech Fellows Program

All images in this post are CC images from 2009 Teaching Fellow Erik Hersman from his Flickr set.

We have had a busy few days at the PopTech 2009 Fellows Program (you can follow the #poptech hashtag on Twitter to see more of what we have been talking about) as the PopTech 2009 conference (streaming live), starting on Wednesday and where each of the Fellows will present, draws closer.

Building on the initial branding and leadership sessions of Cheryl Heller of Heller Communication Design

Cheryl Heller

Cheryl Heller talking to Hayat Sindi
CC image of Cheryl Heller talking with Fellow Hayat Sindi by Kristen Taylor

and Mukara Meredith of Matrixworks,


Dogs and cats.

Mukara Meredith

Mukara Meredith and Paula Kahumbu
Mukara Meredith talking with Paula Kahumbu

Jim Koch of the Global Social Benefit Incubator gave examples of social projects and scale,

Jim Koch

and then Clara Miller of Nonprofit Finance Fund talked about what it means to be a profitable business (she uses Teaching Fellow Erik Hersman and Fellow Nigel Waller to help illustrate below).

Erik Hersman, Clara Miller, and Nigel Waller

Then yesterday, Kevin Starr, Director of Rainer Arnhold Fellows Program talked about steps to impact,

Kevin Starr

and Robert Fabricant of frog design defined design as a way of thinking rather than only in terms of products,

Robert Fabricant

while Peter Durand of Alphachimp Studio made a visual representation of the discussions.

Peter Durand

The day closed with everyone playing the Social Media Game with Beth Kanter,

Beth Kanter and the social media game

and, smiling (here, Fellows James O’Brien and Ory Okolloh).James O'Brien and Ory Okolloh

More to come from the Fellows program and from the PopTech office here in Maine—

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