Edda Zekarias Mekuria has eight years of experience working in child and adult education, communication and advocacy. She currently works closely with UNDP Ethiopia’s Governance and Capacity Building Unit, where she is responsible for reporting and sharing program developments with different parties, including the Ethiopian government and its people as well as international partners.
She also assists with media-related projects by producing content and pictures for the UNDP Ethiopia website and writing updates for the organization’s social media networks.
Edda also serves as the secretariat of the U.N. Communication Group (UNCG) in the office of the U.N. Ethiopia resident coordinator, assisting efforts to strengthen and promote the work of the U.N. in Ethiopia and also engage the state and private media in developing communication.
After the Washington Fellowship, Edda plans to share acquired knowledge and skills with her UNDP Ethiopia and UNCG colleagues.