Todd Lester / freeDimensional

founder

new york

Todd Lester is the founder of freeDimensional (fD) and more recently the Creative Resistance Fund. Previously, he served as Communications Officer for Reporters sans frontières in New York City, and Information & Advocacy Manager for the International Rescue Committee in Khartoum, Sudan. Todd holds a Masters of Public Administration from Rutgers University and is a graduate of the Refugee Studies Centre’s Institute on Forced Migration at Oxford University. Todd received a Film Production Diploma from The New School for Social Research where he also serves as adjunct instructor in Media Studies. He is active in several networks, think tanks and boards, most notably, the World Policy Institute, 21st Century Trust, Res Artis, Sangam House, and the Gorée Institute. In 2006, Todd received the Peace Corps Fund Award for his work starting freeDimensional and was named ‘Architect of the Future’ by the Waldzell Institute in 2008.