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.

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.

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