Salem Solomon is a multimedia digital journalist with the Voice of America’s Africa Division. She covers the latest news from across the continent, and she also reports and edits in Amharic and Tigrigna.
Her work has appeared in The New York Times, The Washington Post, Poynter.org and Reuters. She researches trends in analytics and digital journalism. For tips and inquiries, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Freweini Mebrahtu produces a patented, reusable menstrual pad for girls in her native Ethiopia. There are 30 million women of reproductive age in the country and the vast majority do not have access to affordable sanitary pads.