Agerie is Cities Program Coordinator for WRI Africa based in Addis Ababa. She provides project, financial, grant and event management & coordination support for the WRI Africa team.

Prior to joining WRI Africa, Agerie worked for Jhpiego an affiliate of John Hopkins University as a senior program officer for nutrition and health focused projects. She also worked for SOS Children’s Village for its community-based project and in Jerusalem Children and Community Development Organization a local NGO as a livelihood promotion program officer. She has experience in project management, grant management, subgrantee management, donor relations & communication, community-based organizations capacity building.

Agerie holds a master’s degree in development economics & Master of Business Administration Degree and Bachelor of Arts Degree in Economics.