Find the fellow you want to contact via the Fellow Directory. Click "read more" to open a fellow's profile. From there you can ask to connect with them, or send them a private message. If they have notifications turned on, they will receive an email letting them know there is a message waiting for them on the site. See "How Can Another Fellow Contact Me? to learn how to check your messages.

Your Message Center

Your Messaging center lists your most recent conversations and the last time they were updated. You can start a new message by hitting “Write New Message.”

To start a conversation, start typing the name of the fellow you would like to contact and then select their name from the list that appears. Then, add a subject and your message. Click Send Message when you are finished. Your recipient will receive an email notification.