Podcast Short Circuit

Short Circuit: Social innovation—creating a public voice

What is an innovation short circuit?

Innovation SHORT CIRCUITS, delivered by industry experts and influencers, are topic-based conversation sessions that help students gain expertise in innovation mindset, skills and practices.

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How to Innovate A Global Podcast That Fosters Social Change

November 13, 2-3:30 p.m.
Sponsored by: SOWT Media and The ISU Student Innovation Center

  • Ramsey Tesdell, CEO Sowt Media, 2006 ISU Graduate

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Who is Ramsey G. Tesdell?
CEO, Sowt Media; Advisory Board, Google/PRX Podcast; Founder, 7iber.com
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

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