Interviews with Ethiopian Girls

21 Oct

Over one week I interviewed 17 Ethiopian high school girls about what they hope for their own futures, the future of their country, why we need to support each other, and what makes them strong women. The girls were from big towns and small villages. They were as young as 13 and as old as 18. They were Orthodox and Muslim. They responded in English and Amharic. But they all wanted to see change. They all had big hopes and dreams. I’m excited that this is the generation of girls who will get to see the changes many have hoped for, who will create change, and really pull Ethiopia towards bigger things.

Here’s what they had to say:

4 Responses to “Interviews with Ethiopian Girls”

  1. ethiopiacatalog October 22, 2013 at 3:42 am #

    I’ll be joining you in Ethiopia in February as a G10. I have loved reading through your blog! This video was especially inspiring – Ethiopia is a country that is rising and this showed how much hope it’s future leaders have. Thanks for making this!


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