Short Circuit: Social Innovation--Creating a Public Voice

Speaker: 
Ramsey G. Tesdell
 
11 Nov 2020
 
2:00 PM
 
Co-sponsors: 
  • Sowt Media
  • Student Innovation Center

Ramsey G. Tesdell is the executive director and a partner of Sowt Media, a leading Arab podcast network based in Amman, Jordan. Sowt Media’s podcast Eib, is one of the top podcasts in the region. Ramsey is on the advisory board for the Google / PRX Podcast creators program, and a founding partner of 7iber.com. He has a B.S. in rhetoric and communication from Iowa State University and an M.S. in technical communication from the University of Washington in Seattle. He lives in Amman with his partner and two children.

TOPICS

  • What it means to build a business in a country embracing religious, legal, and social traditions that influence equity, diversity and inclusion
  • How innovation responds to rejection by promoting inclusion and diversity
  • Pathways for impactful innovation using electronic media forums
  • Why incorporating studies in technical communication is essential for success in business and advocacy

Register: https://www.sictr.iastate.edu/podcast-short-circuit/