Heran Birhanu

Heran Birhanu is a young human-centered design thinker and practitioner based in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Heran is passionate about gender transformative AYSRH interventions that benefit girls and young women in low-resource settings. Heran’s professional HCD journey began as a young designer at PSI Ethiopia where in addition to design, she represented youth perspective and advocated for meaningful youth engagement. Since then, Heran has continued to serve as a member of the AYSRH design team. Heran also holds a bachelor’s degree in law from Addis Ababa University.