All members work for AHEAD on voluntary basis, with no remuneration or other material reward.
President and Executive Director
Temesghen Hailu is the driving force who leads and inspires AHEAD. AHEAD owes its creation, its current development and its growing image to the leadership of Temesghen, whose deep love for his homeland and for his adopted country has filled him with the desire to give back to others the blessings he has received. Without the determined support of the members all this could not have been achieved.
Ainalem Tebeje found in AHEAD an expression of her own belief in community development, and her dedication to making AHEAD flourish is remarkable.
DR. YOHANNES KEBEDE
Director at large
Dr. Yohannes Kebede is the symbol of quite determination who brings
his knowledge of and commitment to the cause of AHEAD and contributes his
The founders of AHEAD inspired me and I was delighted to be part of this small but dedicated group of Ethiopians bent to make a difference, in a small but meaningful way.
CAPTAIN HAILE BELAI
Talking with GBF fellows in Addis Ababa gave me the opportunity to realize the difference AHEAD was making. It did not take long for me to realize that big achievements started with small beginnings like that made by AHEAD Founders. I feel privileged to be part of its growth.