Eden Tadesse

Born and raised in Addis Ababa, Eden Tadesse is an award-winning entrepreneur, digital innovator, journalist and global citizen. She draws on more than 10 years of experience in the nonprofit and private sector across three continents (Africa, Asia and Europe). She is the Founder of Invicta, an award-winning impact startup that connects refugees and internally displaced people with remote work, online courses, mental health support and business development. Previously, Eden worked for the United Nations, Microsoft and the Australian Government. She has also worked as a consultant for the U.S. Department of State, the Mastercard Foundation and Storebrand (Norway’s largest asset manager). She is a recipient of the prestigious Diana Award, a Young Champion for UNHCR, an African Union Youth Innovator, a BMZ African-German Leadership Academy 2023 Participant and a member of the EU Youth Sounding Board.