Ramla worked with several international media outlets to report on events in Tunisia during the Arab Spring. In 2011, Ramla volunteered in the cabinet of the Ministry of Vocational Training and Employment as a communication advisor, where she defined and implemented the crisis communication strategy. Previously, Ramla had worked for HR Access, a subsidiary of Fidelity Group, as a communication officer. In 2004, Ramla volunteered in the NGO Section of the Economic and Social Council of the UN in New York where she was responsible for the applications to the consultative status of NGOs with the UN. Ramla studied in Tunisia, France, and the United States of America.
Youssef Gaigi is a co-founder and operations manager of Global Productions / Tunisia Live. Youssef was the first Al Jazeera English reporter to appear on camera during the Tunisian revolution. Since, January 14, 2011 Youssef produced most of the news coverage of Al Jazeera English, as well as several documentaries. Youssef also ran Al Jazeera’s western Libya operation until the fall of Tripoli where he managed the news production of a 20 people team. Prior to the Tunisian revolution Youssef worked in several countries from North Africa, Eastern Europe, and North and South America. Youssef is a Fulbright student and holds a MBA from Boston University.
Zied Mhirsi is a Tunisian global health professional and a radio host at the Tunisian radio Express FM. Since the revolution Zied has worked extensively with English Speaking Media analyzing the post revolution political situation, intervening on shows and helping media outlets producing stories, documentaries and other shows. Zied is a medical doctor and holds 2 masters in Public Health from the American University of Beirut and the University of Washington. He is a Fulbright Alumni, tutu fellow, former faculty at the University of Washington and visited more than 40 countries. His public health career is mostly focusing on strengthening health systems to combat HIV/AIDS and other serious diseases. He was selected in 2006 a UN Global Youth Leader and he is the author of a book on the history of mental health in Tunisia.
Tristan Dreisbach is Tunisia Live's managing editor. He previously worked on peacebuilding and statebuilding issues at the New York University Center on International Cooperation. He writes on politics, economics, and culture. He speaks English and German, and is studying formal Arabic and Tunisian dialect. Tristan did his undergraduate work at the University of Michigan and received an MA in Politics from New York University.
Robert joined Tunisia Live in July after graduating from Princeton University with a degree in Near Eastern Studies. At Princeton, he studied Arabic, MENA history and politics and journalism. His thesis covered the influence of Palestinian solidarity activism in Egyptian political history and its impact on the 2011 revolution. Robert has studied in Egypt, Jordan, Morocco and Hong Kong before arriving to Tunisia.
Marwa saidi is an engineering student, who joined Tunisia Live's IT team as an intern for a graduation project. She has studied computer science and software engineering at the Private Higher School of Engineering and Technology (ESPRIT) for the past 3 years. She studied Mathematics and Physics at the Preparatory Institute for Engineering Studies in Al-Manar (IPEIEM) and graduated with honors in mathematics from the Pioneer School of Kairouan.
Aymen Ben Mansour|
Aymen is a graphic designer and architect with over two years of experience in the field. He worked in several architecture firms before. In 2011, Aymen graduated with a degree in Architecture from the National School of Architecture and Urbanism of Tunis (ENAU). He learned to apply the principles of architectural design for project designs, creating aesthetically pleasing work. His illustration style is lighthearted and combines simple concepts with expressive color combinations. Aymen's work at Tunisia Live includes animations, web design, posters, banners, and graphics in the site.