Tigist Negash – At-Home Program Outreach for the East African Community
Where are you from?: East Africa. (Ethiopia/Eriteria)
What were you doing before you came to ECOSS?: Earning my Bachelors of Liberal Arts degree and working with the East African Community on different projects.
What do you do day-to-day at work?: I educate the East African community about different ECOSS programs.
What has been your favorite/most rewarding project to work on at ECOSS?: Changing the behavior of East African people about the environment and everything around them.
If you could change one thing about Seattle, what would it be?: Lower the cost of living.
Favorite spot in South Park?: 8201 10TH Avenue South (The South Park Neighborhood Center where the ECOSS offices are located).
What do you like to do outside the office?: Walking, meeting new people and reading books (nonfiction).
Biggest goal for 2010?: Visit Ethiopia/Eriteria.