Addishiywot Aseffa Girmammo is from Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. He is a recent graduate from George Mason University with a master’s degree in Conflict Analysis and Resolution. He also earned a Master’s Degree in Social Psychology from Addis Ababa University. He completed his undergraduate degree at Bahir Dar University, majoring in education. His previous work experience include teaching in different grade levels in Ethiopia and the United States, working as a program assistant at Save the Children USA, and serving as a research intern at the Africa Program of the University for Peace (UPEACE). He is currently a program associate at Communities Without Boundaries International (CWBI). His areas of interest are mainly conflict prevention, peacebuilding, nonviolent social change, and development. Addishiywot is most passionate about taking part in the change effort to make the world a better place.