Hometown and Country
Addis Abeba, Ethiopia
Psychology (Cognitive Neuroscience)
Anything related to Africa, music, fashion, historical fiction
Favorite place in Harvard Square?
What can FIPers talk to you about?
Any thing/issue regarding mental health, race, homesickness
Why should a first-year choose FIP?
Friends made during FIP last the longest.
Born and raised in Addis Abeba, Ethiopia, Rediet is currently a third-year student at Harvard University, studying Cognitive Neuroscience with a secondary in African Studies and a language citation in KiSwahili. She is a research intern at the Center for African Studies and works as a peer tutor. She is really passionate about human capital development in African countries, mental health advocacy, reggae, afro beats and making sure her Afro is a perfect sphere. This summer she will be continuing to work on a mental health intervention for high school students with depression and anxiety symptoms in Nairobi, Kenya.