“So I eventually contacted EBS and made a proposal for the show. Brook Lakew, who is an Associate Director for Planning, Research and Development, Solar System Exploration Division at the U. National Aeronautics and Space Administration, as well as Ethiopian American scientist Sossina M.Haile who is Professor of Materials Science & Chemical Engineering at Northwestern University and one of the leading green energy researchers in the world.“That knowledge gap has always felt like a burden to me, so this is my way of sharing a little bit of what I know with people who are both younger, older and much smarter than I am.” Over the years Solomon has won an enthusiastic following both in Ethiopia and abroad.He has even appeared as a guest on various national Ethiopian TV shows, and last year received the SEED award from the US-based Society of Ethiopians Established in Diaspora.“It was a moment that I felt we did something good to improve people’s lives. Of course, I’m hugely grateful to have had the opportunity to do some very cool things, and I treasure those memories as well – Air Force One, formal dinners, those sort of things are once in a lifetime.
“My parents gave my sister and me a great foundation and made clear to us that it was incumbent upon us to give back, reminding us that not everyone had the same opportunities that we had.” Shortly after graduating from Yale, Yohannes secured a job with Senator Obama’s campaign in Iowa in 2007 with the assistance of a fellow Ethiopian American.
Tadias Magazine By Tadias Staff August 25th, 2017 New York (TADIAS) — For your next text message you may now include Deseta Emojis to express yourself with Ethiopian humor.