AFRICA-ASIA YOUTH FOUNDATION
“We cannot always build the future for our youth, but we can build our youth for the future
Former us. President Franklin D. Roosevelt
NATIONAL EXECUTIVE BOARD
We are a dynamic team of change makers committed to a sustainable cooperation of Africa-Asia Youth Foundation
Mr. Isaac is a Former Youth ambassador and regional agent at The Netherlands education Group Ethiopia and Former Regional coordinator at Quize Mania Nepal. He currently works as Digital skill expert and trainer at Africa 118 and working as PR and founder of a local youth association known as Eng-Ethiopia and the newly appointed Country Director of Africa-Asia Youth Foundation – AAYFO Ethiopia Chapter. Mr. Isaac is a Digital skill trainer, Pan-Africanist, Youth activist and leads community building efforts in Addis. He is a professional Web developer and Digital skill expert. He is always curious to come up with unique stuff for the developer community. Isaac believes “The best way to make the future bright is to create it”.
Isaac BezabihCountry Director
Samrawit worku is a 22 years old young woman born and raised in Addis Abeba, Ethiopia. And currently she is studding law at the Hawassa University and senior class however, due to the covid -19 outbreak unable to celebrate a graduation. While studding at the university she worked as a visa- president at AIESEC Hawassa and create the first and the biggest youth expo called “YENE DERSHA” which means “my own foot print” in Amharic language. Moreover, she is the second runner up on a national moot court competition on woman’s leadership and political participation that was organized by UN WOMAN and Center of human right at Addis Abeba University. She also known by participating in different volunteer program and supporting her community.
Samrawit WorkuDeputy Country Director
Liyu is pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from Hawassa university. He is an experienced Project Assistant with a demonstrated history of working in the human resources industry. Skilled in Microsoft offices, Data Analysis, marketing, Event Management, and Recruitment. He leaded a team at AIESEC and ECESA working with people from diverse cultures. He is passionate about volunteering and committed to alleviating community-based problems through his contribution. He speaks Afaan, Oromoo, Amharic, English and Korean (hangugo). Presently working on an Agri tech innovation, a project targeted towards zero hunger goal of AU and UN.
Liyu GudisaProgram Director
Anafcy Asfaw is a Graduating student by both Electrical Engineering and Accounting and is passionate about innovation and communication technology. Besides academics she is also a leader and a feminist at the forefront in her University. She supports learning through experience and has founded a Model United Nations club to support this cause and assist the youth in leadership, public speaking skills and their knowledge of Africa. Anafcy deeply believes that voluntarism is the way for unified growth and has volunteered in international and local institutions. Being born in Ghana and raised in Ethiopia has sparked her desire to work for African youth empowerment. Anafcy is an admirer of nature. She loves sports and plays basketball.
Anafcy AsfawNational Secretary
Frida is a Young Namibian girl holding an honors degree in human resource management. She is Passionate about leadership, youth empowerment. Part of the Executive committee of the Namibia Student Christian Movement Southern region as a vice traveling secretary, also a Volunteer at Metro World Child Namibia and A learning and development associate at African Union headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
Frans FridaDirector, Center for Learning, Social Enterprise & Innovation
Rediet lives in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. She completed her elementary and primary education at Ethio-parents’ School and is graduating from Addis Ababa Institute of Technology with a Bachelor’s degree in Software Engineering. At University University College she also takes marketing management as her double major. She is a Software Developer who is primarily focused on product creation for smartphone apps. She loves composing short stories and contents. She helps in her spare time coordinating or engaging in community-helping activities.
Rediet MebratNational Communications Director
Saron Alemayehu, a 22 year old professional African youth/woman in the making. Humanity enthusiast and a great believer in unity and shining through diversity. Also believes in sustainable development and think they are key to a thriving future. And this are shown in my day to day life, on the varies volunteering and community participation I do. Am currently pursuing a research masters degree in Addis Ababa University at the Center for Food Science and Nutrition. And via this I want to address issues like food insecurity, malnutrition and inequality in our continent, and bring up innovative ideas to tackle them ahead.
Saron AlemayehuDirector of Research, Strategy and Innovation
Zewetir lives in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. She completed her primary education at Ethioparents School. She is completing her Bachelor of Science in Software Engineering at Addis Ababa University, and her Bachelor of Arts in Marketing Management at Unity University as her double major. She deals primarily with Web applications in software development. Zewetir likes to volunteer to help the community and influence other young people to participate in community events.
Zewetr MebratNational Finance Director
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