Aster Bekele

Felege Hiywot Center, Founder and Executive Director

Before founding Felege Hiywot, Aster has worked within the field of environmental science in many capacities, including working at Eli Lilly and Company in research. Her experience with developing and implementing STEM-based gardening was instrumental in where she oversees and coordinates budget and financial management, develops programs, builds partnerships with different constituencies, and leads the organization through growth and transition.

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