Bemnet Assefa is an Associate in ASG’s Africa practice, where she supports clients through research and project coordination.
Prior to joining ASG, Ms. Assefa was a Junior Director of International Engagement with the International Network of Boutique and Independent Law Firms, where she helped expand the organization’s reach by establishing partnerships with law firms in Africa and Latin America. She earlier worked as the Digital Law Product Manager and Lead Strategist at Technology, Innovation, Law LLC, where she led the programming and test launch of a web platform highlighting advancement of the United Nations’ 2030 Sustainable Development Goals.
Ms. Assefa also served as a Millennium Fellowship Campus Director for the UN, and interned at organizations including the Mann Deshi Foundation, the Northwest Immigrant Rights Project, and the American Civil Liberties Union.
She received her B.S. in Foreign Service from Georgetown University’s Walsh School of Foreign Service. She is fluent in Amharic.
She is based in Washington, D.C.