Yohannes MezgebeYohannes Mezgebe



Occupational Information

Occupation: Executive Director

Occupational Position: Executive Director, Youth Corps me

Professional History

Yohannes was a professional footballer and later worked as a football coach, training youth teams. In 2001, Yohannes founded the Youth Corps. He is also the Co-Founder of the African Youth Forum for Peace (AYFP). AYFP is a confederation of African Youth Peace Makers who are working together, sharing experiences and sensitising African leaders to the needs of African youths, particularly in areas of conflict.


Dry Land Agriculture and Natural Science Faculty of Mekelle University where he graduated in 1999


2007 Archbishop Desmond Tutu Leadership Fellow