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Eva Tesfaye

Kroc Fellow

Eva Tesfaye is a 2020 Kroc Fellow. She started in October 2020 and will spend the year rotating through different parts of NPR.

She joined NPR after graduating from Columbia University with a B.A. in English and a minor in French and Francophone studies, where her studies focused on African literature and the history of French colonization. She also spent a year in Paris taking literature courses at the Sorbonne. During her time at Columbia, she reported for her campus radio station, WKCR.

She grew up moving around Africa and has lived in Uganda, Rwanda, Sudan, South Africa, and Kenya.

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African Immigrant Health Groups Battle Trans-Atlantic Tide Of Vaccine Disinformation

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Zoo Vaccinates Apes To Protect Both Animals And Humans From COVID-19

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