IDCE Students Profiles

Esayas Wureta (IDSC '2012)

Esayas Wureta (Ertria/USA) received his B.A. in International studies with a concentration in globalization and culture, and minor in Business Administration from Frostburg State University in 2006. Shortly after graduation, Wureta studied Arabic in Egypt. Upon his return, he worked with the Choice Program as an Americorps fellow, working as a caseworker for juveniles involved in the probation system in Montgomery County, Maryland. In addition, he served as a Peace Corps community and youth development volunteer in Mongolia from 2008-2010. He worked with schools; implementing UNICEF's convention for the rights of children, developed a children-friendly education system, training school social workers, and implementing various other community initiated programs.