Board of Directors

Board of Directors

Ellenore Angelidis

Board President
(Former long-time Amazon Director)

Kati Cardea

Treasurer
(Senior Finance Leader, Amazon)

Dr. Teferi Abate Adem

Board Member
(Research Anthropologist, Postdoctoral Fellow at the Program in Agrarian Studies, Yale University - New Haven, CT)

Eyoel Asfaw

Board Member
(Sr Engineer, Amazon)

Tizita Assefa

Board Member
(Founder, Tizita Assefa Consulting)

Amy Bates

Board Member
(Experienced Product and Operations Leader).

Rajitha Boer

Board Member
(Founder, President and CEO Yerra Solutions) (Switzerland)

John Clements

Board Member
(Partner, Pacific Northwest Risk Assurance Leader at PwC).

Pazion Cherinet

Board Member
(Founder at Orbit Health Solutions).

Hanan Ibrahim

Board Member
(Software Engineer, Microsoft)

Jennifer Mazukelli

Board Member
(Long-time Math Teacher and Teachers’ Coach at Kentlake High School, Covington, WA)

Dr. Tadesse Kassie Melesse

Board Member
(Staff Pharmacist, Walgreens Tri-Cities, WA)

Sultan Mohammed

Board Member
(Artist, Seattle Public Schools Teacher (Art and US History 5th-8th Grade) and Founder of SEED (South East Effective Development Seattle)

Tigist Regassa

Board Nominee
(Entrepreneur and Language/Culture Ambassador. Longtime promoter of OHBD and our RSG books)

Yenenesh Shewaneh

Board Nominee
(Data Scientist, providing consulting support for CS Boot Camp and working with RSG Book team)

Angel Shimelish

Board Member
(Senior Product Marketing Manager, Microsoft)

Tammy Steele

Board Member
(Founder and CEO, Fully Present Living, Communications Director, Step Up Technology)

Bethelehem Tsegaye

Board Member
(Co-Owner at Kite Personal Concierge) (Delaware)

Kara Wiegand

Board Member
(Founder & COO | Threads Worldwide, Huff Post Contributor, and Director for Strategic Partnerships for Emerging Women) (Denver)

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