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Yetnebersh Nigussie was born on 24 January, 1982 in Amhara Saint Wollo, Ethiopia, is a Lawyer, Disability rights. At 38 years old, Yetnebersh Nigussie height not available right now. We will update Yetnebersh Nigussie's height soon as possible.

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Occupation Lawyer, Disability rights
Age 38 years old
Zodiac Sign Aquarius
Born 24 January 1982
Birthday 24 January
Birthplace Amhara Saint Wollo, Ethiopia
Nationality Ethiopia

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Yetnebersh Nigussie Net Worth

She net worth has been growing significantly in 2018-19. So, how much is Yetnebersh Nigussie worth at the age of 38 years old? Yetnebersh Nigussie’s income source is mostly from being a successful Lawyer. She is from Ethiopia. We have estimated Yetnebersh Nigussie's net worth, money, salary, income, and assets.

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Yetnebersh Nigussie lost her eyesight at the age of 5. She describes this instance as an opportunity as it helped her to escape from the early marriage which was widely exercised in Amhara region, at the place where Yetnebersh was born. She attended her primary classes in Shashemane Catholic School for the Blind, then joined Menelik II Senior Secondary School (an inclusive school) and studied there until 12th grade. In addition to her academic involvement in the school, she has chaired more than 6 students’ clubs including the students’ counsel. Joining Addis Ababa University, she attained her undergraduate degree in law and her master's in social work. Continuously involved in extracurricular activities, she chaired the AAU Anti-AIDS movement 2004–05 and founded the Addis Ababa University (AAU) Female Students Association in 2006 as well as served as the first president of the association.


Inspired by winning the Right Livelihood Award and the Spirit of Helen Keller Award, Yetnebersh Nigussie initiated the ‘Her Abilities Award’ together with Light for the World to honour women with disabilities who achieved greatness in their life and field of work.


Yetnebersh Nigussie is a lawyer and disability rights activist from Ethiopia. In 2017, she was awarded the Right Livelihood Award for "her inspiring work promoting the rights and inclusion of people with disabilities, allowing them to realise their full potential and changing mindsets in our societies."

In September 2017, Yetnebersh Nigussie was named a joint winner of the Right Livelihood Award, the "Alternative Nobel Prize", "for her inspiring work promoting the rights and inclusion of people with disabilities, allowing them to realise their full potential and changing mindsets in our societies". Sharing the honour with Khadija Ismayilova, Colin Gonsalves, and American environmental lawyer Robert Bilott.


During her service for the Anti-AIDS movement, she has received a number of national and international awards including the AMANITARE award (African Partnership for Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights of Women and Girls) which she received in 2003 in South Africa for her strong advocacy work for girls’ education. Besides her academic life, Ms. Yetnebersh served in more than 20 organizations voluntarily out of which the Ethiopian National Association of the Blind Women’s Wing happened to be the one she chaired for 4 years (2003–07). Out of that exposure, she decided to found a local organization called Ethiopian Center for Disability and Development (ECDD) along with other prominent Ethiopians to promote the inclusion of persons with disabilities in different development programmes including economic empowerment. As of 2016, Yetnebersh is working with disability and development NGO LIGHT FOR THE WORLD, which she had previously represented as a member of their International Board of Ambassadors.