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  • Ethiopians helping Ethiopians.

    "I would change the efficiency of transportation and other public service systems"

    *Based on the 2014 Ethiopian American Millennial Diaspora Survey results

  • Transforming leadership into growth:

    "If I could change one thing about Ethiopia, I would help grow knowledge and access to health and mental health care."

    *Based on the 2014 Ethiopian American Millennial Diaspora survey results

  • Using creativity to achieve big picture goals:

    "If I could help change one thing about Ethiopia it would be the image it has in America."

    *Based on the 2014 Ethiopian American Millennial Diaspora Survey results

  • Building the economy from within.

    "I would help Ethiopians overcome challenges of starting a small business."

    *Based on the 2014 Ethiopian American Millennial Diaspora Survey results

  • Service experiences driven by your skills:

    "If I could change one thing about Ethiopia, it would be access to free education for all children"

    *Based on the 2014 Ethiopian American Millennial Diaspora Survey results

  • We want to make an impact.

    Almost 90% of Ethiopian American millennial diaspora want to engage in Ethiopia. How about you?

    *Based on the 2014 Ethiopian American Millennial Diaspora survey results

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What we do

The Ethiopian Diaspora Fellowship

The Ethiopian Diaspora Fellowship (EDF) program is designed to promote leadership development, public service and creative storytelling. Through training, service in an organization in Ethiopia, peer-to-peer mentorship, and storytelling, fellows will have an opportunity to increase their own cultural identity and be a catalyst for growth and change in Ethiopia.

Lead

We believe a small group of great leaders can impact a nation

Serve

We believe service leads to growth

Create

We believe in the power of storytelling to share authentic experiences and inspire change