Raising awareness on climate, environmental issues is crucial: Bezawit

Born and raised in Addis Ababa, Bezawit Edilu is a Software Engineer. She has been giving Training of Trainers (ToT) on climate awareness, climate justice, circular economy and waste management in different... Read more »

 Meron Hadero: An acclaimed, versatile writer

Many female authors of Ethiopian origins across the globe can put their mark in the literature world, become renowned, win awards and make a name for themselves as best fiction and non-fiction... Read more »

 An equal world is a better world

Despite the multifaceted efforts exerted to empower girls and women: and fully ensure their rights, achieving gender equality and social justice seem to be a thing that is so close yet so... Read more »

Empowering Ethiopian women: Key to successful National Dialogue

It is clear that holding successful national dialogue is of critical importance for any country to address major fault lines, arrest differences, find amicable solutions and achieve national consensus. With this same... Read more »

NBE’s aspiring initiative to bridge gender gap in financial sector

Recent data shows that Ethiopia is struggling with a widening gender gap in financial inclusion which poses a challenge to foster growth and equity. Despite significant strides toward financial inclusion, women continue... Read more »

 Turning challenges into opportunities: The inspiring journey

Fayiza Shemsu, lecturer of Material Engineering in Jimma University. She is the winner of the Biruh Ethiopia’s Entrepreneurship Idea Competition. The following is her stay with the Ethiopian Press Agency (EPA) where... Read more »

A nation will remain the land of the free only as long as it is the home of the brave

Throughout history, the role of women within the family, community and society is multilayered. From shouldering household responsibilities to taking care of children and the elderly, from promoting the well-being of their... Read more »

Empowering women  to ensure sustainable dev’t, lasting peace

Ensuring the peace and security of women and promoting their equal participation and benefits at all levels is a cross-cutting issue in every country’s social, economic and political progress or to achieve... Read more »

Lieutenant Ayida: Ethiopia’s leading woman airborne

Lieutenant Ayida Alaro is an Ethiopian Airborne Dispatcher Expert. She has jumped from an airplane about 37 times. She is someone who took the courage, bravery and patriotic feeling from forefathers and... Read more »

 ‘Emama Shekela, Mother of Clay’: Birukti

Birukti Tewolde, also goes by the nickname of ‘Emama Shekela’, was born and raised around Kazanchis, an area located in Addis Ababa. Birukti spends most of her weekends playing and exploring with... Read more »