In the wake of the Ethiopian Airlines plane crash on March 10, 2019 dozens of American law firms are visiting Addis Ababa and talking to the families of victims of the accident. The law firms are under preparation to sue the aircraft manufacturer, Boeing.
Louise Chamberlain is the departing resident representative for the United Nation Development Program (UNDP) in Ethiopia, a position she has held since August 2018. Since July 2017, she served as UNDP Ethiopia Country Director. She has witnessed a lot going on in the country during her time in Addis Ababa and she believes the current reforms in Ethiopia are “mind boggling” and “impressive”.
Rahel Getachew is a public health nurse, as well, the Engagement Committee chair of Yali Alumni Chapter of Ethiopia, a United States Obama era initiative to help empower and motivate leadership within Africa’s youth.
Africa’s largest airline and the four-star- rated airline by SKYTRAX, Ethiopian Airlines, is aiming higher in spite of the turbulent time it has been traversing through in the aftermath of its B737-8 MAX jetliner crash on March 10, 2019.
Ann Cairns, the President of International markets with MasterCard, was in the capital earlier this week invited to take part on a high-profile panel on women empowerment during the visit of Ivanka Trump.
Alisa Kaps, a researcher at the Berlin Institute for Population and Development, was in Ethiopia last week, releasing a timely report titled: “From Land of Famine to Land of Hope” Will Ethiopia Become a Model for an African Upswing.