Magdey is a J.D. Candidate at Yale Law School, where he is active with the Middle Eastern and North African Law Students Association and the Iraqi Refugee Assistance Project. He also serves as a Law Clerk for the Egyptian-American Rule of Law Association. Before entering law school, Magdey worked in the Obama administration as Deputy Chief of Staff for Housing and Community Facilities programs at the U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development Agency, helping to design and implement rural community development policy. Prior to joining USDA, he worked as a Field Organizer and Regional Field Director for the 2008 Obama presidential campaign, organizing communities to get out the vote for then-Senator Obama. Magdey earned his A.B. in Government from Harvard University.
Joe is a marketing consultant based in Brooklyn, New York. He moved to New York two years ago after teaching and studying in Turkey for a year. Prior to teaching, he served in the Obama Administration as a confidential assistant at the U.S. Department of Agriculture and worked as an organizer on the Obama 2008 presidential campaign. Joe earned his B.A. in Political Science from Temple University.