Addis Assefa is the research and publications expert at CALD. Having a background in Software Engineering, but through extensive reading in various fields from classic literature to theoretical physics, he has a highly varied interest base.
Previously, he has worked as head of research and publications department at Youth Impact, an NGO. He has also been a chief editor at Echo Africa, an All-African magazine published in seven languages. He has also written an Amharic inspirational book titled “Temsaletochu” (roughly, “the role models”), featuring ten short biographies of globally influential personalities.
At CALD, Addis brings together his interest in various fields and his extensive reading to the research and publications efforts at CALD. He aspires to build on his knowledge and skills in the area of leadership development, and use it to the betterment the media and politics in Africa.