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TASFA - EDSI Holds Planning Session

On October 6, 2018, Teach and Serve for Africa (TASFA) hosted the first brainstorming session for the Ethiopian Diaspora Service Month Initative (EDSI). TASFA's Board of Directors provided a status update for the two events scheduled for 2019. These events are:

January/February 2019: Engineering Education Conference and Professional Training: The Engineering Education conference is planned to train faculty and staff of the Electrical Engineering departments in all public universities in Ethiopia. A professional development and knowledge exchange program will be conducted in parallel as part of the plan to train 1000 public sector professionals in project management.

August 2019:  Service Month: The International Conference on Interdisciplinary Research Studies (ICIRS) is scheduled for August 1 - 4, 2019 followed by a month long professional development, knowledge exchange, and volunteering services program.

Over 55 professionals with different academic and professional background attended the meeting and expressed their full support.