Ramsey Tesdell is the executive director of Sowt and has worked in journalism and media in the MENA region since 2006. He is on the advisory board for the PRX/Google Podcast Creators program. He is a co-founder of 7iber.com and worked extensively in the Arab world with youth, media and journalism outlets. He has a B.S. in technical writing from Iowa State University and an M.S. in technical communication and rhetoric from the University of Washington in Seattle.