Hi there, I’m Ben Testani

Putting words on the internet since 2012

📍Oakland, CA

Ben Testani posing in Porto, Portugal
Sé do Porto

Ben Testani is a digital strategist, aspiring writer, and passionate community organizer. Though originally from Central New York, he is currently based out of Oakland, California. He graduated from the University of Notre Dame, earning a B.A. in International Economics with a concentration in Arabic and the Middle East. He also majored in Spanish and speaks the language with business competency.

He started his own blog on Substack, I’ve Ben Thinking, in 2020, where he researches and writes posts about topics ranging from the shortcomings of class action lawsuits to the racist legacy of Interstate 81’s construction in Syracuse. His writing has also been featured in outlets like Socialist Forum and The Sacto Politico. He is constantly seeking further opportunities to showcase his writing abilities and is open to all freelance opportunities.

When he isn’t working or writing, he can be found practicing photography, hiking, or playing basketball in the park. You can get in touch with Ben Testani today.