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Alumni Update: Selam Alemayo '04

Posted on December 14, 2011

Dr. Selam Alemayo '04, is working as a Socio-Cultural Adviser at the Combined Joint Task Force -Horn of Africa. As a senior at Wheaton College she focused her thesis work on gender and HIV/AIDS in Ethiopia. After graduating from Wheaton College, Selam Alemayo completed a Ph.D. Cultural Studies in Education at Ohio University with a focus on Ethiopian education.

One of her particular interests today is to encourage educational opportunities for Africa youth. Currently Dr. Alemayo is fostering diversity studies programs in African Universities in Sociology Departments where much of the ethnographic research is located in continent.

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