Invitation to Alumni Talk with Kahsa Tadel Gebre, Ethiopia

14. March 2024 AlumniEntwicklungsforschung
Kasha Tadel Gebre, in a white T-shirt, stands in front of a park with white flowers and a magnificent building in the background.
Join us at the event on 25 April 2024 at 18:00 at the OeAD. Kahsa Tadel Gebre will share her personal and professional experiences during and after her stay in Austria.

When: 25 April 2024, 18:00

Where: OeAD house, Ebendorferstraße 7, 1010 Vienna

Moderator: Maiada Hadaia, OeAD

After the talk socializing over Ethiopian food and drinks

Kahsa Tadel Gebre received her PhD from BOKU University, Vienna, Austria (financed by the Austrian Development Cooperation). Her doctoral research focused on dynamic systems modelling of breeding sheep populations in Ethiopia. She currently holds the position of Associate Professor at Mekelle University, Ethiopia, where her responsibilities include teaching, research and community service.

She has collaborated with BOKU since her PhD., was a visiting researcher at BOKU in 2016, and has been involved in summer school teaching on several occasions. She is also a member of the advisory board of the European Master in Animal Breeding and Genetics at BOKU, from which she graduated in 2009.

Kahsa Tadel Gebre is currently working at the BOKU University on the project "Capacity Building in Genomic Data Analysis and Strengthening Partnership between Institutions from South and North" (financed by the OeAD programme Cooperation Development Research). The main objective of the project is to provide advanced knowledge and skills in genomic data analysis to an animal breeding expert from Ethiopia.

In this talk, Kahsa will share her personal and professional experiences from her time as a Master's and PhD student at BOKU.  She will present her work as Associate Professor at Mekelle University in Tigray, Ethiopia, and her involvement in numerous national and international projects, both as principal investigator and project member. Gebre will also discuss how these engagements have contributed to her expertise and excellence in her field. Particularly as a woman in a developing country, these opportunities have been crucial to her career advancement.

Please register here until 22 April 2024.