Rahel Kassahun, Ph.D.

Founder and Executive Director

Rahel Kassahun sets the overall direction of the organization.  She develops and oversees the implementation of the organization's programs and promotes Africa Unbound's vision and mission at international conferences and through various media channels.  She is also the host of Africa Unbound on Radio, the first syndicated radio program on the continent.  Prior to founding Africa Unbound, she worked for the World Bank in Washington D.C. (2002-2010).  Dr. Rahel has also worked as a consultant for the United Nations Development Programme in New York and taught at University of California, Riverside (1996-2000). A native Ethiopian, Ms. Kassahun holds a Ph. D. in Economics from University of California, Riverside.

Latest Comments

Ajayi Olutayo

Ajayi Olutayo

11. October, 2012 |

People like you are needed on this continent to take us to where we should be. Keep it up man!

Marcus Edibogi Akor

Marcus Edibogi Akor

11. October, 2012 |

Thanks for this powerful article. I am very glad I read it. Keep up your great work and remain Blessed Law!

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