In 2012, Kebede founded Women at the Well International, a humanitarian organization aiming to improve the livelihood of refugees and bring awareness of the plight of the refugees around the world.
Since 2017, Shegitu has travelled to Ethiopia to launch a center where women in poverty receive vocational training and a micro-loaning program for women interested in entrepreneurship. She also raises funds to provide for the needs of orphans in Ethiopia.
Press & PUBLIC ENGAGEMENTS
Dedicating her time to sharing her story and advocating for the vulnerable, Shegitu speaks on TV, at conferences, churches, university lectures and news interviews on topics ranging from immigration and refugee issues, faith, business and politics.