Before I joined the civil society sector, I worked at different levels of Government organizations as an expert and team leader of the Budgeting Department of Planning and Economic Development Bureau, from 1988 up to 2003. From March/2003 to June/2008 I worked as a Team Leader of Policy Analysis and Project Preparation plus as the Head of Housing Development Department of Addis Ababa City Administration Housing Agency From June 2008 up to May 2010. I worked as Program Manager at the Network of Ethiopian Women Associations (NEWA) with the responsibility of assessing and devising strategies and actions as well as implementing different interventions to ensure women/girls empowerment and gender quality. Starting in 2010, I am working as an Executive Directress of the “Union of Ethiopian Women and Children Associations (UEWCA)” which is a consortium of 80 women/girls and Children focused local CSOs working with the objective of ensuring women/Girls empowerment and gender equality.
/ / Azeb Kelemework, UEWCA