Yonas joined the Young Lives Ethiopia team in 2016 as Communications Officer. He oversees external communications, media relations, events management, and stakeholder engagement for the country office.
Yonas previously worked as a Communications Advisor at CARE Ethiopia and as a Communications and Public Relations Officer at Plan International Ethiopia. He has also worked as a lecturer and researcher of journalism and communications at Bahir Dar University.
Yonas completed his M.A in Journalism and Communications and his B.A in Applied English from Addis Ababa University.