Yeabsira Bogale

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.

  1. Rights
    Let There Be Peace

    How can we make good more violent than evil? A question posed by Rev. Canon Charles P. Gibbs, founding member of the…

  2. Gender Based Violence
    Hiding in Plain Sight: GBV & Working with Men & Boys

    Gender-based violence is a problem that has been stubbornly persistent all over the world. It is a sensitive and often hidden…

  3. SRHR
    ICFP2015: When the Going Gets Tough

    Photo Credit: World Bank There are some moments in life that sound and feel so similar that for a second,…

  4. Climate & The Environment
    SDG 13: Climate Change – Faces Behind the Numbers

    There’s something very unique about working at grassroots level and experiencing firsthand what the community is facing. A single day is enough to…