Rediet Wegayehu grew up in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Political Science and International Relations from the Addis Ababa University in 2010 and is now expected to earn her MSc. in Global Studies from the University of Gothenburg, Sweden. Rediet co- founded and led a student organization named In Action to advocate for youth and women empowerment. After graduation, she worked as a political analyst at a government agency in Addis Ababa. Rediet is now writing her Master’s thesis on the impact of democracy assistance, a case study on UNDP Ethiopia. Rediet has over five years of research related experience working with NGOs, and International Organizations (such as UNDP, UNUCRIS, EUISS) based in Ethiopia, Belgium, and France.
Updated January 2015