Todays program is the english version of “Im Gespräch mit Yetnebersh Nigussie” from January 2018.
Yetnebersh Nigussie is a disability rights activist and a lawyer. She is from Ethiopia. 2017 she received the Right Livelihood Award, an award for the urgent challenges facing us today.
We talked about her about her life and upbringing.
Nigussie is blind since she was 5 years old. She was interested in helping other people since she was very young. In school she was involved in many organizations. Yetnebersh Nigussie founded the Ethiopian Disability Action Network. Since 2016 she works as a senior inclusion advisor for „Light for the World“.