IPA Program Officer
Hermona Abraham is the IPA Program Officer. She joined AIF in 2017 and provides management and operational support to the Innovation Prize for Africa program.
Prior to joining the foundation Hermona worked in several project management roles in NGOs and nonprofit sectors including the Global Apprenticeships Network (GAN), the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) and in the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs (FDFA) in Switzerland.
Hermona speaks Amharic, English, French and German. She holds a Master degree in International Public Management and Policy from the University of Geneva (Switzerland) and a Bachelor in Political Science from the University of Lausanne (Switzerland).