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Honoring my Ethiopian heritage by giving Amharic language lessons

My name is Bethelehem.  I am married with 2 wonderfully-made kids whom I’ve successfully raised to fluently speak Amharic.  I moved to the US at around 15 years old; old enough to speak Amharic well, but young enough to ignore it.  The latter happened for most of my life until I was pregnant with my first …

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Why I volunteer for the OHBD | American Embassy CS Boot Camp

My name is Abebe Amare and I am an undergraduate student at Duke University studying Computer Science and Electrical and Computer Engineering. I have always appreciated how chains of opportunities brought me here and how the opportunity I have at Duke takes me to the next stage of my life. Opportunities are the fragments of …

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Students from the Northwest School in Seattle, Washington traveled to Ethiopia

In March, a group of students from the Northwest School in Seattle, Washington traveled to Ethiopia as part of the school’s two week immersive learning series known as “The Summits”.  While in the capital Addis Ababa, the group met up with students from the International Leadership Academy of Ethiopia (ILAE), which serves as a collaborating …

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