Ahmed Badr, Host
Ahmed is a 19 year old writer, social entrepreneur, poet, and former refugee from Iraq. After his home in Baghdad was bombed by militia troops, Ahmed and his family relocated to Syria as refugees for two and a half years before receiving approval to move to the United States.
Ahmed is the founder of Narratio, a global platform for youth empowerment through creative expression. With work featured by Instagram, NPR, The Huffington Post, Adobe, United Nations, and others, Ahmed explores the intersection between creativity, the refugee experience, and youth empowerment.
Richard Davies, Executive Producer
Richard is a journalist with world-class experience. For three decades he reported for ABC News from 35 states and four continents. He covered wars, presidential campaigns, financial markets, weather emergencies and two royal weddings in London. Today Richard runs the podcast production and consulting firm, DaviesContent and is co-host of the solutions journalism podcast "How Do We Fix It?"
Miranda Shafer, Audio Editor
Miranda Shafer has engineered and edited audio since 2008. She has worked at WNYC and currently produces the weekly podcast How Do We Fix It, hosted by Richard Davies and Jim Meigs. Her website is mirandashafer.com