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Mawi Asgedom

Mawi Asgedom arrived in the U.S. as a refugee from Ethiopia and faced many challenges including poverty and language barriers. After being mentored on critical social emotional skills such as goal setting, Mawi went on a remarkable growth journey that resulted in a scholarship to Harvard University, where he delivered the commencement speech to 30,000 Harvard graduates. Mawi is the founder of Mawi Learning, a best-selling author, and a frequent keynote speaker. He has been featured on the Oprah Winfrey Show and in leading media such as NPR, ESSENCE, and The Chicago Tribune.