Introducing DOT’s 2019 YouthLAB: Mekedes Bogale

Meet Mekedes Bogale, a member of DOT’s 2019 Youth Leadership Advisory Board (YouthLAB) representing Ethiopia.

Mekedes is a young Ethiopian with a background in law and community development. She is a #DOTYouth alumni who has trained hundreds of young men and women in her community in entrepreneurship and digital skills.

Mekedes shares, “As a DOT Youth and young person myself, I have first-hand experience with the issues young people face in my country. As a member of YouthLAB I plan to exhaustively use every opportunity to advocate for youth in Ethiopia, and help facilitate opportunities to bring about empowerment and enhance their socioeconomic engagement.”

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