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Voice of Change is a much-needed radio series to highlight strong and confident women and their stories. Each interview is with a notable woman from Ethiopia, who has succeeded within the business or social sector and will share how she challenged gender norms and are standing up for equality. These inspiring stories will not only empower other women, but also educate listeners about the importance of gender diversity in the workplace and beyond.

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Tigist Getachew

The co-founder of ARAYA Venture Lab

Clock icon 66 minutes Language icon Amharic

Tigist Getachew is a young Ethiopian venture wizard. With an ambition of participating in the booming economy of her motherland, Tigist co-founded and led a successful advisory firm East Africa Gate. In 2021 she embarked on a new entrepreneurial adventure by co-founding ARAYA Venture Lab, creating new perspectives and finding home-grown solutions.

The episode was broadcasted on the May 4, 2022.

Hamere Mulugeta

The founder of Nu Chika Enabuka

Clock icon 65 minutes Language icon Amharic

A woman with a big heart, Hamere is truly passionate about nature and handicrafts. Her dream is to rediscover traditional values and instill them in children, fostering a culture of peace, tolerance and respect. In the heart of Hamere's home, she created a haven for family entertainment. A unique venue featuring indigenous plants and art that allows children to interact with nature while they enjoy delicious food from around our country.

The episode was broadcasted on the June 15, 2022.

Rahel Tsegaye

The founder and mastermind of Fidel Tiru

Clock icon 78 minutes Language icon Amharic

Being driven by her passion to introduce a comfortable teaching-learning method, Rahel started to produce high-quality learning materials, including illustrations, puzzles and storybooks. Constant communication with teachers and parents as well as her strong belief in playful learning help her company make a real and tangible impact.

For her pronounced contribution to children’s education in her country, she has been elected as a laureate from Ethiopia out of more than 3,000 African contestants by the Women by Africa Initiative

The episode was broadcasted on the 27th of June.

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