Tsega is a champion for social change through social innovation and technology. Born and raised in Ethiopia, Tsega’s experiences as a 16-year-old co-founder for the first youth-led drought relief effort implemented across Ethiopia’s capital, Addis Ababa, stays close to her heart. A StartingBloc Social Innovation Fellow, Tsega has served as a leader and catalyst within the African diaspora community including for two initiatives with aims to amplify African voices online. Prior to joining Ashoka, Tsega developed and implemented partnership, content and community strategies for organizations in the global health, international development and social innovation sectors. At these organizations, she also applied technology solutions to enable digital collaboration, and offline knowledge exchange. At Ashoka, Tsega leads community and content strategies about African social entrepreneurship focusing on youth development and employment. She also spearheads capacity building efforts around communications and manages online communications strategies for the organization towards enabling an “Everyone a Changemaker” world.