Etsegenet Kedir Mohammed


Religious Immigration Services



Kedir is a paralegal in Religious Immigration Services. Prior to joining CLINIC, she worked with the Nonprofit Village as a program coordinator in Rockville, Maryland, where she coordinated various capacity building programs. Kedir also worked as a legal assistant at a law firm that dealt with asylum cases in Alexandria, Virginia; a project associate intern at the Africa Faith and Justice Network in Washington, D.C.; and as an intake volunteer with the Workers’ Rights Clinic of the Washington Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights and Urban Affairs.

Kedir is originally from Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, where she was a licensed practicing lawyer.

She has a bachelor’s degree in law from Addis Ababa University in Ethiopia and a master’s degree in international human rights law from Lund University in Sweden. She is fluent in Amharic and Swedish.