Neither Here Nor There: Perspectives on Identity by the Young Eritrean and Ethiopian Diaspora in America

January 28, 2011

Doing Big Things: A Message from Rebecca Emiru

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The following was written by Rebecca Emiru:

I’m in a competition to win a fantastic scholarship to work on social entrepreneurship, and I need your vote to win! The contest ends this Monday January 31 and I’m currently in second place with over 1,200 votes! You can vote at by scrolling down to my name (Rebecca Emiru) and clicking on my picture. Each person can vote once. Thank you so much for your support!

I was raised in Addis Ababa and I am a senior political science major at Amherst College. I hope to use the skills I learn from this program to initiate a career in development in East Africa and Ethiopia in particular. So cast your vote and support a young person trying to make a difference!

Rebecca Emiru

Innovation Institute Scholarship Contest | ThinkImpact: People-Powered Global Development
One of these applicants will win a full scholarship to the Innovation Institute, worth $6000. These applicants are truly extraordinary. They comprise our most competitive, fascinating and inspiring class of scholars to date. One started and runs an investment group, a socially minded tourist agency

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