Tsion Tesfaye, from Holeta, Ethiopia, is pursuing a master’s degree in statistics (data science track) at Stanford School of Humanities and Sciences. She graduated from Hamilton College with a bachelor’s degree in mathematics and a minor in education studies. Tsion aspires to better her community by creating an interdisciplinary institute that utilizes data science and design thinking to build innovative systems for governments and purpose-driven private companies. She was a design thinking Subject Matter Expert at Hamilton’s Levitt Leadership Institute, an Entrepreneurial Leadership teaching fellow at the African Leadership Academy in South Africa, and a Project Manager at CareEpilepsy Ethiopia. She also founded Youth for Ethiopia to mentor high school students. Tsion has attended social innovation conferences and trainings in Austria, Japan, Rwanda, and the US, and received a Levitt Social Innovation Fellowship to launch a social venture.