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Bitania Lulu Berhanu

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Leader Bitania Lulu Berhanu from 2022 Leaders Africa.

Chair, Amref Health Africa Youth Advisory Group, and International Branches Coordinator, Youth Alliance for Leadership and Development in Africa

Ethiopia

Bitania Lulu Berhanu is the chair of Amref Health Africa's Youth Advisory Group, which she helped to establish in 2018. The council works to ensure youth participation in the creation of health and development agendas by enhancing youth capacities, innovative solutions, and research-driven advocacy. She also serves as the international branch coordinator for the Youth Alliance for Leadership and Development in Africa, an international organization that fosters inclusive youth participation in continental policy formulation and implementation. Bitania Lulu is passionate about creating platforms for young people to become changemakers and trailblazers who break restraining cycles in order to create new paths forward.

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