As a Partner, Yordanos Eyoel leads New Profit’s efforts investing in and supporting stakeholder-driven strategies to unleash the potential of individuals and communities to become informed, empowered, and engaged to drive the changes they want to create. In her 6 years at New Profit, Yordanos has co-founded and helped to grow the firm’s K-12 education funds.
Originally, from Ethiopia, Yordanos is the Co-founder and the International Spokesperson of the Sister March Network that mobilized more than 4M people across all seven continents for the 2017 Women’s March. She has served as an Aspen Institute Women’s World Leaders Fellow to South Africa as well as a Rotary Foundation Ambassadorial Scholar to Venezuela. Yordanos’ previous experiences include working with the Ethiopian Embassy and the United States Congress.
Yordanos holds a B.A. in Economics and Political Science, Honors, Phi Beta Kappa, from the University of Florida, where she was inducted into the school’s Hall of Fame. She also has an M.P.P. in Business and Government Policy from Harvard Kennedy School.
Yordanos’ writings have been featured in leading millennial news platforms: the Huffington Post, Bold, and Blavity. When not working on social impact, Yordanos likes to explore the world accompanied by her Nikon, capturing the beauty and diversity of cultures, particularly that of Afro-communities.