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Who is Gabby Hon’s hero?

[This post is part of a series on Mentors and Heroes] This week is a two-for-one special! Gabby couldn’t decide on just one person to highlight, and I wasn’t going to force her.

Who is Alana Taylor’s mentor?

[This post is part of a series on Mentors and Heroes] Alana Taylor just finished her junior year studying journalism and history at New York University (NYU), and is the Manager of Strategic Marketing at OneTXT. She was previously was an active writer for Mashable and a social media correspondent for PBS. Follow her on [Keep Reading...]

Who is Dave Malouf’s hero?

[This post is part of a series on Mentors and Heroes] David Malouf is a Professor of Interaction Design at the Savannah College of Art & Design (SCAD), and was previously a senior interaction designer for Motorola Enterprise Mobility. He is also the co-founder of the Interaction Design Association, which has amassed more than 10,000 [Keep Reading...]

Who is Gradon Tripp’s mentor?

[This post is part of a series on Mentors and Heroes] Gradon Tripp does fundraising at Firstgiving, and is the founder and editor of DesignBoston. He is also the founder of Social Media for Social Change (SM4SC), an organization that leverages the power of social media to raise awareness for worthy causes. Follow him on [Keep Reading...]

Who is Heather Gold’s hero?

[This post is part of a series on Mentors and Heroes] Heather Gold tours North America as a comedian, speaker, interactive solo performer and social artist. She is the creator of the hit interactive show “I Look Like an Egg, But I Identify as a Cookie” and hosts her own talk show podcast, The Heather [Keep Reading...]

Who is Kristin Maverick’s mentor?

[This post is part of a series on Mentors and Heroes] Kristin Maverick is Director of Communications at Carrot Creative, and was previously an account executive at Bite Communications. She is the co-organizer of Digital DUMBO, a monthly gathering of Brooklyn digerati. Follow her on Twitter @kmaverick.   Kristin Maverick’s mentor is… Chantelle Karl, PR [Keep Reading...]

Who is Jorge Arango’s hero?

[This post is part of a series on Mentors and Heroes] Jorge Arango is an information architect based in Panama, and founder and chief instigator at BootStudio, one of the first web consultancies in Central America. He is also the current president of the Information Architecture Institute. Follow him on Twitter @jarango. Jorge Arango’s hero [Keep Reading...]