Former President of Ethiopia Girma Wolde Giorgis and three other Ethiopians were honored by the US Doctors for Africa (USDFA) in an event held at Getfam Hotel on Thursday September 22. Esayas Hadera, Marketing and Sales Manager of BGI Ethiopia, Seblewongel Degefa, Director of Sales and Marketing of Ethiopian Airlines, and Biniam Belete, Founder of Macedonia Humanitarian Association were honored with the 2015 USDFA award for their contribution in their respective fields.
Former President Girma was recognized with the ‘2015 USDFA Presidential Lifetime Achievement Award’.
Esayas was honored with the ‘Corporate Social Responsibility Award’ for his role in taking initiatives to support others as well as projects that assist in improving people’s life on behalf of BGI Ethiopia, brewer of the oldest beer in Ethiopia.
Seblewongel, who has been serving Ethiopian Airlines, the continental giant, for several years in various positions was honored for her contribution to the success of the airline and awarded ‘Lifetime Service Award’.
Biniam who has become popular for his positive role to help elders and people with mental health problem and who do not have support was honored with the ‘USDFA Humanitarian Award’.