Yetnayet Asfaw, M.D.
Vice President, Strategy & Impact
Dr. Yetnayet Demessie Asfaw is Vice President, Strategy & Impact at EngenderHealth. Dr. Asfaw is a physician and public health professional with more than 15 years of global reproductive health experience in her native country of Ethiopia. Until recently, Dr. Asfaw was EngenderHealth’s Ethiopia Country Director where she oversaw highly successful programs in the country. In previous positions, Dr. Asfaw led and managed diverse health and development programs, major health projects funded by USAID and private donors. Previously, Dr. Asfaw served as a consultant and advisor to the government of Ethiopia, World Bank, World Health Organization, and the United Nations Children’s Fund in Ethiopia. Dr. Asfaw earned her medical degree and Master in Public Health from Addis Ababa University in Ethiopia.