Yabsera Faris

Digital Strategist and Membership/Program Coordinator The Communications Network

Yabsera Faris is the Digital Strategist and Membership/Program Coordinator at The Communications Network.

A first generation American whose family emigrated from Ethiopia, Yabsera graduated from Goucher College in Baltimore in May 2017 with degrees in Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies and Africana Studies after studying abroad in South Africa.

Over the past three years she has been a leader on campus and off, interning with various organizations and nonprofits in the DC area that focused on health care, labor rights and immigration.

An avid reader, she’s a huge fan of June Jordan, Ralph Ellison, Audre Lord and James Baldwin.



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