Semhal Tsegaye Abebe

Her name is Semhal Tsegaye Abebe, she was born in Ethiopia. She attended elementary school in Italy, middle and high school in Ethiopia, university studies in Italy. She has lived permanently in Pisa since 2011. She is trilingual (with English) and speak a bit of French She considers herself bicultural, but is interested in the world as a whole.

She is the creator of Almaz Design and trekNotes. The first is a design project inspired by the different cultures of the world: the contents revolve around the theme of diversity. The second is a project to create cartographic products (maps and illustrated guides) that promotes ecotourism and slow tourism.

Today, given the legacy we have received, it is up to us to take a beautiful imaginary patch and remove this stain from our minds, opening our senses to others, sharing, empathizing, knowing and listening. It is up to us to redesign the society we want, the world we want.

Read her full story here!

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