Tag: ethiopia


Madam President: Congratulations to Ethiopia’s first Female President

Ethiopia just made history as she elects her first female president in the person of Sahle-Work Zewde, making her become the first¬†female head of state in Africa. To us that’s huge and a big deal. Words reaching us is that the Ethiopian prime minister just passed the gender equality bill into and then this happens. …


Meet Semhar Araia

With nearly twenty years of experience, Semhar Araia is a recognized practitioner, organizer and thought leader on diaspora engagement, African affairs, women’s leadership and international development.¬† Her mission-driven lens and approach has helped amplify diaspora contributions through national and global discourse on diaspora identities, next generation leadership and the role of diaspora communities in global …