Betel Tesfamariam (She/Her) is a Pan-African and Black feminist from Ethiopia. She is passionate about anti-colonial and anti-imperialist Black Liberation, through mass movements and transnational solidarity. She recently graduated from Pomona College where she majored in Environmental Analysis and completed a minor Africana Studies. Betel enjoys dancing to Afrobeats, traveling, reading, and writing poetry. She is eager to join the African Women’s Development Fund as a member of the Youth Advisory Board.
African Women’s Development Fund USA (AWDF USA) was created by the Ghana-based African Women’s Development Fund (AWDF), with a coalition of American women leaders, to spread awareness about the tremendous impact of African women-led organizations on communities across the continent.