Tag: PLANNING COMMITTEE
Eric is molecular biologist with a penchant for innovative communication, both visual and verbal. He is an expert on scientific communication, and embryonic stem cells. After completing his PhD in Los Angeles, Eric moved out to DC to take a position with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, where he is currently employed.
In his personal time, Eric serves as Chief Nerd, Creative Director, and emcee for the popular social experiment and creative agency for nerds and geeks alike, thirst DC, which has garnered national attention from the likes of TED, The Smithsonian Institution, NASA, The Kennedy Center, The Washington Post, and numerous blogs and magazines.
Corehaus DC owner James Kerns is a former restaurateur, bicycle messenger, commercial fisherman and co-editor of DC-based Mobile City Magazine who has ridden his bike to Mount Everest base camp and Tierra Del Fuego. James’ 3D sculptures celebrate the enduring utility of found objects and industrial tools as they evolve from essential articles to time-worn components of the urban landscape; his work reflects a reverence for well-made materials and the natural aesthetic of human invention.… Read more
Marc O’Brien is a social designer, nomad, optimist, and a true believer that thinking wrong can create a better future. He helps people move their ideas forward by teaching them unique strategies and activating their creativity to work on projects for the greater good. He also works in teams to produce and design experiences/projects that focus on creating positive change in the world.
Rob Clayton works with Google’s [x] Team to provide long-term growth support and strategy for the company’s latest venture. Previously, Rob worked with small businesses in the Bay Area to create models for deeper community engagement, and worked in international development in South America, where he helped address systemic poverty through long-term economic solutions.
Art Director/Graphic Designer. Sato is passionate about art, design, science, and technology. In her work, she aims to create emotional platforms that focus on solutions encompassing both environmental and social qualities. When she’s not designing, you can spot her on top of Bernal Hill watching the sun set.… Read more
Kate is an experienced international strategy executive focused on supporting business growth in international development. Kate has worked in business development and fundraising for seven years and spent the last three and half years at Grameen Foundation where she is currently the Senior Regional Development Officer managing strategic relationships including Global Fortune 500 companies and individual philanthropists. She’s raised close to $10 million for non-profit organizations including the Microcredit Summit Campaign and clients of CCS Fundraising.
Katalina is a social entrepreneur and independent consultant that is interested in dynamic processes that lead to meaningful impact. She focuses on international development, climate change, and renewable energy and converting innovative ideas to tangible and sustainable projects. You can read more about her and her daily musings at www.theyoufinder.com.
Emily believes people, places, and palates are uniting forces. A background in international relations and nearly a decade of study and professional ventures in the global arena, her first career was benchmarked by names, numbers, nominations, and frankly, what she ate for lunch.… Read more
In the summer of 2012, TableTribes launched a nine week pilot Picnic Series. Starting with a six-member Planning Committee, we collectively pooled our social resources into an effort that quickly resulted in over 70 Collaborators, 344 attendees (out of a possible 360), over 1000 total subscribers on various digital platforms, and almost 22,000 combined web and Facebook page views.
Director of Public Relations at the Corcoran Gallery of Art and College of Art + Design, and Founder of Project Beltway.
His work as an interior designer has been featured in DC Design House, Washington Post, Capitol File, and the Washingtonian. He is co-owner of the design firm Boutlier + Fischer, design manager at Archer, and a committed supporter of the DC art and design scene.
Experienced in domestic and international arts organizations that focus on bringing more exposure to the arts. Currently at The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.
Z. Michael Wang
Mike heads New Media and Digital Strategy programming at Georgetown University. He strives to reimagine the role of technology in higher education and how edtech can help universities better educate, create and collaborate.… Read more