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Eva Tesfaye

2020 Kroc Fellow, Gulf States Newsroom

Eva Tesfaye is a 2020 Kroc Fellow. She is spending the year rotating through different parts of NPR.

Eva joined NPR after graduating from Columbia University with a B.A. in English and a minor in French and Francophone studies, where her studies focused on African literature and the history of French colonization. She also spent a year in Paris taking literature courses at the Sorbonne. During her time at Columbia, Eva reported for her campus radio station, WKCR.

Eva grew up moving around Africa and has lived in Uganda, Rwanda, Sudan, South Africa, and Kenya.