Women, Youth & Leadership in the African American Community, presentation at CREW’s 5th Annual International Women’s Conference, Women and Leadership in Ethiopia in honor of Dr. Maigenet Shifferraw, March 20 2016

By Elizabeth Lakew I understand that this event is mainly centered around Dr. Maigenet Shifferaw but more specifically in the legacy that she has left. Dr. Shifferaw was a magnificent woman and in preparation for this presentation today, I read and watched as many videos about her as I could–and I sure don’t need to tell the people in this room that she most

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The Necessity of Women’s Leadership in Ethiopia. Paper presented at CREW’s 5th Annual International Women’s Conference, Women and Leadership in Ethiopia, March 20 2016

By Assegid Habtewold. Last year, almost this time around, I was looking for an interviewee to talk about why Ethiopian women aren’t at the front and leading. Everywhere I asked that question, Dr. Miagenet’s name came up again and again. After a few phone and email conversations, we set a date to conduct the interview. Coming back to the interview, for my first question:

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Stop the Killings in the Oromia Region

Press Release December 24, 2015 It is to be remembered that Center for the rights of Ethiopian women (CREW) issued a statement on May 3, 2014 condemning the killing of students and their supporters in various parts of Oromia region in Ethiopia. Sixteen students were killed at Ambo University alone and more than ten students at other universities in the region.  They were killed

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