IIE Addis Ababa

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Addis Ababa

Working closely with businesses, governments, and non-governmental organizations in the region, IIE Sub-Saharan Africa has a strong set of programs in leadership development especially focused on women and girls as well as programs in higher education and scholarship administration. 

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What role does Addis Ababa play?

In 2008, IIE established an office in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia where we implement a strong set of programs in leadership development, organizational effectiveness, and higher education scholarship administration. IIE’s presence in Sub-Saharan Africa has spanned over 30 years. From 1979-2001, the USAID-funded South Africa Education Program opened the doors for black South Africans to obtain the knowledge, skills and professional credentials required to succeed in a post-apartheid government.

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What programs are managed by this office?

  • ACE for Women's Leadership
  • Ethiopian Women's Leadership Program (EWLP)
  • Higher Education Readiness (HER)
  • Leadership Development for Mobilizing Reproductive Health Program (LDM)
  • Maternal Health Young Champions Program
  • New York University Abu Dhabi
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What services are available at this office?

  • Leadership Development
  • Higher Education Services
  • High-Quality Study Tours
  • Facilitation of Large and Small Scale Meetings
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