Tselote has a successful background as an event planner, executing signature events and programs for organizations in the public and private sector. Currently in her role at Council on Foundations she has led the entirety of event planning and logistical efforts for dozens of convenings ranging in size from boutique 20 person meetings to conferences with over 1,000 attendees. She is an integral part of the organization and is a strategic thinker that collaborates with departments in other disciplines: marketing, communications, development, legal and finance.
Tselote is a part of Council on Foundations', DEI Advisory Group. She is a Fall 2017 graduate of the prestigious Leadership Center for Excellence’s Young Professionals Program, where she honed her leadership skills, increased her network of professional contacts, and found new ways to contribute meaningfully to her community.
Tselote earned her Bachelors of Business Administration from Marymount University. She hails from Chicago, Illinois but lives in Northern Virginia the majority of her life. She is an active member of her local Ethiopian Community, and loves sports, travel, and spending time with her family. Currently she serves as Vice-Chairman of Board of Directors at Habesha Networks, a positive and inclusive space for Ethiopians and Eritreans to network, build meaningful connections, and support the community.
You should contact Tselote if you need assistance in meeting and event management at the Council.