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Born in the village of Merewa, Ethiopia, Asmarech made Aliyah as a baby in 1993.

In 2014, Asmarech served as an IDF officer, providing critical logistical support during Operation Protective Edge.

Today Asmarech is a leader in ISEF’s Luna and Selim z”l Benardete Bridge to College project, inspiring others by her example to graduate high school and qualify for college.

More than 400 first-generation Israeli students are counting on us–the ISEF family–to empower their studies this Fall.

Watch her story