Country Director, Ethiopia; Project Director, Last 10 Kilometers 2020 Project, International
Wuleta Betemariam is the country representative for JSI in Ethiopia and the project director the Last Ten Kilometers Project, which is funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Prior to her current position, Wuleta was the deputy director of EngenderHealth’s Program Division in New York, where she provided strategic direction and oversight of country and global programs. Before that, Wuleta established EngenderHealth’s presence in Ethiopia and served as the country director. Wuleta also has seven years of experience as a technical advisor for USAID’s Population, Health, and Nutrition Office, with a focus in Ethiopia. She has a master's degree in public health and public policy from the University of Michigan. She is in her final year in a doctoral program in public health leadership at the University of Illinois.