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About us

Education for Ethiopia is a social enterprise that was recently started by Ethiopians, people of Ethiopian origin, and friends of Ethiopia.

 

Its ultimate aim is to create millions of educated and confident citizens around the country. 

OUR TEAM

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Lina Getachew Ayenew

FOUNDER & MANAGING DIRECTOR

Lina grew up in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. She completed her undergraduate and masters degrees at Yale University and is pursuing an MBA at the Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business. She resides in Beijing, China. 

Clement Jean

CHIEF TECHNICAL OFFICER

Clement is from France and completed his undergraduate degree at Epitech in France. He also has a masters degree in computer science from Tsinghua University in Beijing. He is pursuing his MBA at the Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business. 

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Asaminew Yerango 

VIDEO LECTURER - CHEMISTRY

Asaminew is a lecturer of introductory Chemistry courses at Addis Ababa University. He obtained his MSc in Organic Chemistry and BSc in Chemistry from Addis Ababa University as well. He has been the recipient of various awards including the Aklilu Lemma Merit Scholarship.

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Beza Ermias Dagne

VIDEO LECTURER - BIOLOGY

Beza is a masters of education graduate from the University of Houston. Through the graduate program, Beza has taught 9th-grade Biology and 8th-grade science in Texas schools. She also has a bachelor’s degree in biotechnology from University of Pune in India. Through the intensive biotechnology program, Beza had experience in genetic engineering and plant tissue culture. 

Bililign Amare

VIDEO LECTURER - PHYSICS

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Bililign is a lecturer at Addis Ababa University, at the School of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering. Born in Raya Kobo, he received his BSc and Msc from Addis Ababa Univeristy in 2015 and 2017 respectively, studying mechanical engineering and being awarded
"Very Great Distinction." He has been teaching higher level physics and mechanics to undergraduates at Addis Ababa University since 2015.

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Miheret Geremew

VIDEO LECTURER - MATH

Miheret is a researcher in the field of concrete materials and structures and has a masters degree in civil engineering from Addis Ababa University. She has around a decade of professional experience both in the academics and industry. She is enthusiastic about issues which can bring substantial changes to a society and the environment. 

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Zekerias Teshome

VIDEO LECTURER - MATH

Zekarias is an IT professional who has a masters degreee from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology. He works in the hospitality industry as an ICT manager.

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Miruk Alemu 

INTERIM REGIONAL REPRESENTATIVE

Miruk has an MA in Sociology from Addis Ababa University. She has over ten years of experience in coordination and management of non -profit, development projects. She has served as programs head, Interim and Deputy Country Director at Holt International Ethiopia for 4 years. She is passionate about education and childcare.

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Rediet Tadesse

Marketing & Technology lead

Rediet earned her BSc degree in Civil Engineering from Addis Ababa University. She  has completed the MSc program in Software Engineering from HiLCoE School of Computer Science and Technology, and is currently working on her final thesis.

 
 

OUR ADVISORS

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Nathan Stoner

CHAIRMAN - BOARD OF TRUSTEES

Nathan is a Vice President at Cummins and Chairman of Cummins China.  He is extremely passionate about the intersection of education and technology and has worked on a variety of online and offline projects around the world.  In 2003 he worked with Save the Children to refine and roll-out the Community Based Schools initiative in Ethiopia.  He has worked as an adjunct junior professor at Liaoning Institute of Technology and teaches as a guest lecturer at the Yale School of Management.  Nathan's mum is Ethiopian and he is committed to helping improve the lives of students in the country.

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Biniyam Assefa Tibebu

ACADEMIC ADVISOR

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