SEED which is one of the oldest and prestigious organization announced it’s 2016 SEED honorees.The 2016 SEED honorees include Mr Benyam Belete,Prof Acha Debela,Mr Solomon Kassa,Mrs Nini Legesse and Ras Alula Aba Nega.

Seed founded in October 17, 1993, by Ethiopian professionals and academicians living here in the United States. The society’s mission is “to empower the Ethiopian American Diaspora in the areas of academic excellence, professional development, and community service.”

SEED has been awarding so many prominent Ethiopians and non-Ethiopians for their impactful role in society and their community. Past recipients include Professor Haile Gerima, Dr. Noah Samara, Laureate Tsegaye Gebremedhin, Professor Mesfin Woldemariam, my own uncle Artist Skunder Boghossian, Dr. Richard Pankhurst, Artist Mulatu Astatke, Yidnekachew Tessema, Professor Asrat Woldeyes,   H.E. Teshafi Tezaz Aklilu Habtewold and many more. You can visit SEED’s website to learn about my award and to see all the current and previous honorees.

The ceremony will take place on May 29 in Washington, DC area. Click here if you are interested in attending the dinner award ceremony.