Joe Guglielmetti is the country coordinator for KnowledgeBeat in Zambia. His primary mission is to provide support and direction for the Zambian staff, oversee the implementation of programs, and provide a link between the KnowledgeBeat, its donors, and the stories of those benefiting and growing through its accomplishments. From June 2007 to August 2009, Joe served in the U.S. Peace Corps in Zambia, working at the village level on agro-forestry projects, and environmental education. He received extensive technical, cultural, and language training, and developed conversational use of Chi Tonga, the primary tribal language of Southern Zambia. Joseph graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Marine Environmental Protection from the Massachusetts Maritime Academy.