Ms. Yetnebersh Nigussie
Senior Advocate at Light for the World
Yetnebersh Negussie is an Ethiopian human rights activist, particularly interested in promoting gender and disability inclusion in overall development at different levels. As a result of her remarkable lessons in advocating for the rights and opportunities of persons with disabilities, she co-founded the Ethiopian Center for Disability and Development (ECDD), along with other colleagues in 2005, which she served as the Executive Director till 31 December 2015,. From January 1 2016 onwards, Ms. Yetnebersh Joined Light for the World International to serve as senior advocacy advisor with a view to broaden the impact of her work to the global level.