Eaden Andu graduated with her Bachelor’s degree from the University of Washington in Political Science. She is currently a concurrent masters student at the University of Washington pursuing her Masters in Social Work (MSW) and Masters in Public Health (MPH). Eaden has experience working in resource limited settings as a Global Health Intern for Young Women’s Idea in the state of Punjab, India where she worked with women and children in migrant communities to improve health-seeking behavior. Eaden also worked on public health initiatives in Tunisia where she researched public health challenges in a post-revolution era. After returning to the U.S., Eaden worked as a policy intern at Global Washington.
Eaden will complete her fellowship project in Gondar alongside Geta Asrade at the Tseda Health Center to improve health outcomes for pregnant women. Eaden will focus on ANC care and, specifically, the intersection between nutrition and religious fasting. Eaden’s background as an organizer of the Eritrean community in Seattle and her deep knowledge and understanding of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church will enrich her project and bring a unique perspective to SCOPE’s work.