Chala Kenenisa Edae

Executive Director, Youth Empowerment Society (YES) | Ethiopia

Chala Kenenisa Edae is a public servant and leader. In his current role, he leads and serves young people through a nonprofit organization, Youth Empowerment Society (YES). YES is focused on youth entrepreneurship, health, education, and academic support. Chala is passionately interested in social justice, empowerment for young people, and is a committed human rights advocate. Chala has a Bachelor’s degree in public health, a Master’s degree in medical biochemistry and an MBA.

Rise Up Cohort: Youth Champion 2021