Ethiopian Institute for Nonviolence Education and Peace Studies

Associate Fellows

Associate Fellows (4)

Associate Fellows represent a designation for those practitioners who have contributed greatly or demonstrated exceptional potential in the field of conflict resolution, nonviolence education and peace building in Ethiopia and the Ethiopian Diaspora as assessed by an EINEPS expert panel. This fellowship include expertise who can create projects that will have a lasting impact and/or develop a curriculum to teach future trainer.

Mengistu Ayalew

Written by Monday, 14 May 2012 02:28

Mengistu AyalewMengistu Ayalew holds an MA degree in Coexistence and Conflict from Brandeis University, Waltham, MA, and received an MA degree in International Studies from the Institute of Diplomacy & International Studies, University of Nairobi, Kenya.  Currently, he is a Ph.D. candidate in Conflict Analysis and Resolution at Nova Southeastern University, Fort Lauderdale, FL.

Shimelis Bonsa

Written by Monday, 14 May 2012 02:28

ShimelisBonsaShimelis Bonsa has a Ph.D. in Urban Studies from the University of California, Los Angeles. He was a lecturer in Ethiopian and African history in the History Department of Addis Ababa University (1990-2003). He has been working on issues of migration, urbanization, urban ethnicity, urban economy, gender, and democracy and the media. His research interest also includes the study of urban culture, ethnicity and nationalism, and transnational identities. He has participated in international conferences, published number of articles and a monograph on the Private Media. He is also a member of professional associations.

Frehiywot Samuel Tuloro

Written by Monday, 14 May 2012 02:28

Frehiywot Samuel Tuloro graduated from Addis Ababa University with L.LB in 1997, and with LL.M in Human Rights from St. Thomas University School of Law with Magna Cum Laude in 2008. In his nine years of career service he served as a Chief Justice to one of the State Supreme Courts in Ethiopia. He also served as a chairperson of Independent Inquiry Commission to Investigate the civil unrest and related human rights violations that occurred in Ethiopia during post 2005 election and testified before the U.S. Congressional Committee on International Relations about the Commission’s report. 

Wondwossen Mezlekia

Written by Friday, 10 August 2012 01:17

Wondwossen-MWondwossen Mezlekia has a background in Agricultural Economics and experiences as a researcher and Marketing Head for Ethiopia's largest producer and exporter of fruits and vegetables. He is currently an active board member for Fair Trade Puget Sound (FTPS) and volunteers for many other initiatives aimed against poverty.


He chaired the Justice System Reform program in Ethiopia that was funded by the World Bank as well as acting as a Legal Advisor to one of the State Governors in Ethiopia and trainer of Alternative Dispute Resolution. He served in various national committees, drafting many State Government contracts. Currently, he also serves as a volunteer in Legal Services of Northern Virginia to give free service for low-income families.

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