Favourite Quote: Every time a woman stands up for herself, without knowing it possibly, without claiming it, she stands up for all women. – Maya Angelou
Selamawit Tezera is a gender equality advocate and aspiring feminist writer who has contributed two articles for africanfeminism.com HERStories series. She has also led the 2018 HERStories online engagement. She has worked at Earuyan Solutions, a feminist social enterprise, in a different capacity. She has assisted the general manager in leading the first-ever mentorship and leadership program for underserved graduating class female students. She is now working at Center for Advancement of Rights and Democracy as a Program Officer, and she is also an independent consultant for Internews Network. She holds her master of science degree in Economics from Addis Ababa University, and she is currently studying her second master’s in Public Health. She considers herself as a lifelong volunteer, she is engaging in the Rotaract and Rotary Action Groups. She is a MiLEAD and Safe Sisters fellow. These fellowships have inspired her to work on digital security issues with a special focus on young girls and women’s rights advocates. Her passion lies in the intersection of technology, women’s rights, and digital rights, as well as working on projects affecting women’s health in general.