Billene Seyoum Woldeyes


Billene has a diverse background with an educational and career path that began in marketing management and progressed to international relations.

She holds an MA in Gender and Peacebuilding and a second MA in Conflict Transformation. She is passionate about gender issues and committed to deconstructing norms that stifle personal development and progress which she does through maintaining a personal blog covering continental gender issues and through activity with local women’s organizations.

Billene is also a writing enthusiast and finds self expression through poetry. She is highly interested in non-violent communication and the use of arts as a tool for conflict transformation.