Eyob Yishak

| Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
2018 Goldin Global Fellow
Country Representative, Arigatou International

Eyob Yishak from Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, is the Country Representative for Arigatou International, a partner organization to the Goldin Institute, and a Peace Program Coordinator for the Ethiopian Evangelical Church’s Makane Yesus. An experienced writer and researcher in both English and Amharic, he has participated in multiple international conferences in Russia, Germany, South Korea, Uganda and Kenya on topics that include the role of religious communities in peace and reconciliation efforts. Eyob is one of 35 members of the National Religious Council, which brings together leaders from all of Ethiopia’s faith communities. He has Bachelor of Arts degrees in Political Science and International Development as well as Geography and Environmental Science, and earned a Master of Arts degree in Peace and Security Studies from Addis Ababa University in 2015.