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Scientist Rediet Abebe’s fascinating journey into History!

17 Dec

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)

Computer Scientist Rediet Abebe (photo from her online bio)

TEO leaves the introduction to Rediet herself to tell Ethiopians who she is and her achievements to date. By all measures, Rediet is a successful Ethiopian, who has traversed huge distances in every respect and at a prime age of 28. It would be better if she begins to tell the world about her journey into History and what she has achieved, before TEO goes into pulling information to show who this remarkable person is.

The next two paragraphs are directly taken from her online biodata:

I am a Junior Fellow at the Harvard Society of Fellows. I completed my Ph.D. in Computer Science at Cornell University, where I was advised by Jon Kleinberg.

I also have an M.S. in computer science from Cornell University, an M.S. in applied mathematics from Harvard SEAS, an M.A. in mathematics from the University of Cambridge, and a B.A. in mathematics from Harvard University.



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