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Looking Fabulous for Less: Former Miss Ethiopia Tells All

Looking Fabulous for Less: Former Miss Ethiopia Tells All

“…It was a loud and splashy era, but I followed the fads like the budding fashionista I was.” -Sehin Belew, Author of Fabulous for Less, on her passion for fashion Sehin Belew, former Miss Ethiopia and author of Fabulous for Less, is no stranger to the world of fashion and beauty – and oh’ yeah, volunteerism too. As a [...]

President Obama praises the work of Rising Tide Capital

Today President Obama highlighted innovative non-profit organizations making an impact across the country.  Invited to this conference was Alfa Demmellash, C.E.O. and co-founder of Rising Tide Capital.  President Obama highlighted the work of Alfa Demmellash and other non-for-profits. Obama noted “The hours are long and the pay could [...]

Dr. Mehret Mandefro appointed as a White House Fellow

Dr. Mehret Mandefro appointed as a White House Fellow

About: White House Fellows Founded in 1964, the White House Fellows program is America's most prestigious program for leadership and public service. White House Fellowships offer exceptional young men and women first-hand experience working at the highest levels of the federal government. White House Fellows typically spend a year [...]

TsehaiNY.com Exclusive Interview with Alfa Demmellash

Editor's Note In November 2007 we had an opportunity to meet and share with our readers the story of Alfa Demmellash, the co-founder and C.E.O. of Rising Tide Capital.  This 29 year old Ethiopian woman is passionate about the work she is doing and hopeful of what lies before her.  Rising Tide Capital provides the tools and guidance [...]

TsehaiNY.com exclusive interview with CNN Hero Alfa Demmellash

TsehaiNY.com exclusive interview with CNN Hero Alfa Demmellash

Editor's Note In November 2007 we had an opportunity to meet and share with our readers the story of Alfa Demmellash, the co-founder and C.E.O. of Rising Tide Capital.  This 29 year old Ethiopian woman is passionate about the work she is doing and hopeful of what lies before her.  Rising Tide Capital provides the tools and guidance [...]

Health and Beauty Tips from Former Miss Ethiopia

Health and Beauty Tips from Former Miss Ethiopia

We asked Sehin Belew for some tips and advice on fashion and beauty.  Here is what she had to say: Find A Designer Sehin says the first thing to do in looking fabulous is to decide what your style and colors are.  “Once that is determined, find a high-end designer who cuts for your body.”  Next, you can refer to Sehin’s [...]

Skin Care Essentials 101

Putting the focus on skin care with the help of Board-Certified Dermatologist Dr. Dina Strachan. We do all types of things to our skin, especially to our face.  We put harmful make-up on it, we wash it with soap, and during the wintry months we forget to pay special attention to it and in the summer time we don’t use any sunscreen.  We use [...]

The Economic Crisis: Could there be a bright side to it?

The Economic Crisis: Could there be a bright side to it?

We are surrounded by the unpleasant reality of dwindling economy, employees getting laid-off and businesses closing. The news continuously adds up, the number of closed businesses and growing names of companies who are restructuring their organization by eliminating divisions and letting go of employees. So it is a clear and unfortunately [...]

A Hero’s Call

A Hero’s Call

With a donkey mobile library and a childlike spirit, Ato Yohannes is captivating all those who follow behind. I was just a first grader when my family left Ethiopia and settled in America. Immigrating to a new country meant learning a new language, a new way of life – almost.  I remember the first couple of years in school being so very [...]

EthiDolls: Telling the stories of African women leaders

EthiDolls: Telling the stories of African women leaders

“We want to show a positive aspect of Africa. It’s important to know people of African descent did not begin in slavery, we come from Africa where there are proud and inspirational rulers, some of which are women.” –Patti Gindoff, Senior Vice President of Marketing, EthiDolls EthiDolls, established in 2003 and based in New York [...]

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