Team Thursday – Maud

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What is your background? I am from France but I have been living abroad for the past 10 years. I have a double bachelor in Business Administration and Tourism, as well as a Master in Marketing & Sales. I’ve been working in the ad tech industry for 8 years, in both account management and operations. […]

Team Thursday – Niharika

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What is your background? To provide you with an overview of my background: I have a Masters in Public Affairs (MPA) and Business Administration (MBA) with 6 years of working experience on international platforms in different industry sectors. The working areas include communications/ project management / policy analysis etc.  What is your involvement with PROJECT-E? I am part of the fundraising team.  What are […]

Team Thursday – Nani

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What is your background? I was born and raised in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. I got my undergraduate degree from Addis Ababa University in social work. I am also in the final stages of my getting my Masters degree in Early Childhood Care and Education.  What is your involvement with PROJECT-E? I am currently a social worker […]

Tourism in Ethiopia – boom and fall and rise again?

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In 2019, an article written by Anne Stellberger reported on the booming Ethiopian tourism and hospitality sector, and the way that PROJECT-E contributes to it by “providing a well-educated and equipped work force” for any one of the PEHI’s 15 partner hotels in Addis Ababa ( In 2019, the fact that a record 812,000 tourists […]

Team Thursday – Lynn

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What is your background? I grew up in the Netherlands and have a bachelor’s degree in European Studies and a master’s degree in International Relations/International Security. Currently, I live in the US, but I’ll be moving back to Germany soon.  What is your involvement with PROJECT-E? I joined the Fundraising Department in March this year […]

Team Thursday – Mehret

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What is your background? I grew up in Addis Ababa, and I studied in Lycee Guebre-Mariam French School until grade 11. I then moved to Kentucky to finish senior year. I am currently pursuing my degree in Business Management and Public Relations and have experience working in Global Affairs Canada in administrative and Passport and […]

Team Thursday – Jasmin

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What is your background? I was born in Hanover and I am now living in southern Germany near Heidelberg. My father was born and raised in Morocco and my mother in Poland, which is why I have a multicultural background. After school, I completed my bachelor’s degree in linguistics with a focus on intercultural communication […]

Team Thursday – Yordanos

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What is your background? I am form Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. I graduated from Addis Ababa University with a Bachelor degree of social anthropology.    What is your involvement with PROJECT-E?  My involvement in PROJECT-E is in public relations as a Content Creator. What are you passionate about? I am passionate about uplifting others, and I believe […]

10 Inspiring Ethiopian Women

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“Empowered Women Empower Women” is the motto under which the current PROJECT-E fundraising campaign is running. In the past, we have sometimes introduced you to female employees and students of the PROJECT-E Hospitality Institute (PEHI), sharing what being a woman means to them, what inspires them as women and what makes them strong. Now, in […]

Education for Women in Ethiopia

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Education is key in the fight against poverty. Education overcomes borders. Education creates equality. Education enables a self-determined life. Or, in PROJECT-E’s words, “Education Empowers”. There are numerous sayings about education and its power, and yet their implementation is by no means easy. All over the world, women and young girls in particular have to fight for their […]