Founders and Governance

N4ED is a non-profit organization registered by the Ethiopian Agency for Civil Society Organizations. Its governing body is composed of:

  • The general assembly, that includes all the volunteering members of the organization
  • The board of directors, composed of 5 people elected among the general assembly
  • The executive director, appointed  by the board of directors
  • It has also an advisory board composed of specialists in diverse fields.

Founders

Amare Getaneh
CO-FOUNDER AND CHAIRPERSON OF THE BOARD
Hiwot Amare
CO-FOUNDER AND EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Board of directors 

Amare Getaneh
Co-founder and Chairperson of the board

Superintendant at Ethiopian Electric Power

Henock Gezahegn
Vice chairperson of the board

Senior Business Advisor and former Ethiopia Country Director of Nutrition International

Belyou Tekola
Board Member

Senior Expert on Development Cooperation and Foreign Relation at Ministry of Water, Irrigation and Energy

Abinet Tekle
Board member

Senior program officer for universal salt iodization and food fortification at Nutrition International; Owner and technical Advisor at NEED and Sewegna TV show; Public Relation at Food & Nutrition Society of Ethiopia

Hanna Mekonnen
Board member

Program Officer at Organization of African First Ladies for Development (OAFLAD)

General Assembly 

Brehane Gebre
Member

Chief  Nurse Professional at Black Lion Hospital

Dilnesaw Zerfu
Member

Associate researcher at Ethiopian Public Health Institute,

Ejigayehu Demeke
Member

Credit Adviser at Commercial Bank of Ethiopia

Elfaz Fikru
Member

Economist; breastfeeding and child feeding counselor; child feeding book writer; self-employed

Fassika Alemayehou
Member

Policy and Advocacy Adviser at the International Planned Parenthood Federation(IPPF) liaison office to the AU

Habtamu Tekle
Member

Finance & Administration Officer at Ethiopian Electric power

Ruth Teklemedhin
Member

Resident Engineer at Artelia Ville et Transport

Selam Endale
Member

Maternal and new born health and nutrition program officer at Nutrition International

Wassihoun Tefera
Member

IT teachor at Lycee Guebre-Mariam and Invigilator at the British Council

Yordanos Haile
Member

Owner and Manager at Festive Travel and Events

Advisory board

Michèle Müller

Vice-President of Schlossberg Thun AG

Raad Ajlouni

CEO of ICEBERG.WS

Mariam Sambe

Founder of Academy of Bright Africans and Educator & Researcher at Concordia University