The Youth For Change Ethiopia are the newest additions to the Youth For Change family. They bring a great deal of experience from varied backgrounds including law, journalism, public health and the NGO sector.
Find them on Twitter at @Youth4ChangeEt.
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Betelhem has a degree in General Public Health from Gondar University and is currently working as a networking focal person for medical schools at Federal Ministry of Health, Ethiopia. Betelhem has a strong interest in gender issues and the elimination and prevention of gender-based violence.
Kiram has a degree in Business at Addis Ababa University and is currently working as a full time journalist and writer with the Daily English in Ethiopia. Kiram’s philosophy of life is ‘living the values of purpose and decency’, while his best saying comes from Confucius – “It is better to light one small candle than to sit and curse the darkness.”
Lemi is currently a Lecturer at Wollega University and is an experienced legal aid coordinator and trainer on gender-based violence. He is the founder and Chairman of the Culture Club in Wollega University and co-founded the Elder's Association. He hopes to bring a change to community life for the better, and strives to bring justice for all.
Hirut currently works as a brand strategist for Girl Hub Ethiopia and has a degree in Sociology and Social Anthropology and an Msc. in Social Policy and Social work. She has a passion for gender studies and technology (social innovation) in human development.
Nahom is currently a student of law at Addis Ababa University. He serves as a Global Youth Ambassador for A World at School, a global initiative to mobilize efforts to deliver education and learning to the 58 million children who miss out. Nahom has grassroots level experience working in gender related issues as community mobilizer, community radio host and communications department head at Beza For Generation.