Yeabsira is a young leader from Ethiopia who holds a BA Degree in Economics from Arba Minch University. She currently serves as the Country Coordinator of the African Youth Initiative on Climate Change (AYICC). Yeabsira has impressive leadership track record backed by a well demonstrated grassroots work that complements her international advocacy efforts. She is one of the youth leaders of the joint British Council-EU Horn of Africa Leadership & Learning for Action (HOLLA) program, is Youth Champion of the David and Lucile Packard Foundation and PHI's SRHR Initiative (YCI), and is among the Right Start Foundation's “A Common Word among the Youth” ACWAY 100 fellows. She is passionate about the strategy of male involvement and has chaired the MenEngage Africa Youth Advisory Board for two years.