Lissan Tibebe


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Lissan coordinates, facilitates, and manages the Adult Allies (AA) program through outreach and recruitment, while also supporting the Activistas program and Girlvolution.

As a woman who was born and raised in South Seattle, Lissan wants to work in, and with, her community and uplift Black and Brown youth in Seattle. Before joining the Powerful Voices staff, Lissan has had work and internship experience with the International Rescue Committee, the YMCA, Rainier Beach High School, and WA-BLOC (Washington Building Leaders of Change) . Currently, she is working to complete her Masters in Social Work at the University of Washington. A fun fact about her is, if she could, she would sing karaoke everyday!