Leadership & Administration


Getachew Gezahegn

Country Director/Chief of Party

Getachew, a native of Ethiopia, is the Ethiopian Representative on our team of Executive Directors. Before getting involved in STEM education he freelanced as a consultant and researcher for NGO’s and other private firms for 10 years. He then gave over 21 years to the Ethiopian Ministry of Education and the National Science and Technology Center, teaching physics and offering his expertise in mathematics and physics. He holds a B.S. in Physics and a Masters in Curriculum and Instruction.

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Hiwot Getachew

Admin and Business Development Assistant

Hiwot earned her bachelors in Business Management from Royal College.


Melaku Tesfaye

Finance and Administration

Melaku earned his B. A. in Accounting from Addis Ababa University. He has more than 15 years of experience in different organizations as Accountant, Senior Accountant, Account Personnel Head, and most recently as Finance and Personnel Officer.

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Hiwot Desta

Communications and Fundraising Expert

Hiwo Desta serves as Communication & Fundraising Expert. Hiwot holds Bachelor of Laws (LLB in) from Mekelle University. She has ten years experience while serving in different organizations and in the media industry as a business development and marketing, communication specialist and senior reporter, program producer and host.

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