Rakeb Abate

Country Director

How to Become A: Political Scientist


Watch Rakeb Abate, the Country Director for the International Foundation for Electoral Systems in Ethiopia. She works to ensure that the country’s upcoming election is fair, transparent, and inclusive. The most rewarding part of her job is working with people and impacting public policy. Rakeb says that girls should consider a career in public policy because they can choose an area that interests them and make a positive impact on society. Her advice to girls is to have a solid plan for their career and to maintain strong and lasting relationships.

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