Meet Yohannes Abraham, he is an Organizer, Lecturer @ Harvard Kennedy School, former Obama White House, and campaign staffer.
Quick Facts and Information on Yohannes Abraham
|Born||January 7, 1985|
|Home Town||Springfield, Virginia|
|Profession||Lecturer of Public Policy|
|Net Worth||$3 Million|
|Education||Thomas Jefferson High School for Science
Harvard Business School (M.B.A)
Yale University (B.A. Political Science)
Yohannes Abraham Career and Obama Foundation
Yohannes Abraham is an Adjunct Lecturer in Public Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School, where he previously served as a Residential Fellow at the Institute of Politics.
Prior to Harvard, Abraham served as Senior Advisor at the Obama Foundation, helping to set up the new organization as interim Chief Operating Officer. Before joining the Obama Foundation, Abraham served in the White House as Senior Advisor to the National Economic Council and Deputy Assistant to the President and Chief of Staff of the Office of Public Engagement and Intergovernmental Affairs.
The American Democratic presidential elect Joe Biden has selected the Ethiopian-American Yohannes Abraham to be part of his post-election transition team that will be tasked to build a governing infrastructure.
Abraham first began working for then-Senator Obama during his Iowa Caucus campaign in 2007. He went on to serve as Senator Obama’s Virginia Field Director in the 2008 general election. During President Obama’s first term, Abraham served in the White House Office of Legislative Affairs and as National Political Director of Organizing for America.
Yohannes Abraham Education
After graduating from Westminster School, Yohannes graduated from Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology, then attended undergraduate classes at Princeton University. A native of Springfield, Virginia, Abraham received his BA in Political Science from Yale College. He received his MBA with high distinction from Harvard Business School, where he was a Baker Scholar.
Yohannes recently invited his teachers to have lunch with him at the White House. They are delighted to report that he continues to be as charming, good-natured, and genuine as he was during his time at Westminster.
Yohannes Abraham Social Media
As a former Political Campaigner Abraham, it is mandatory nowadays to be heavily involved in social media sites. To promote his campaign Abraham mostly uses his Twitter account. He joined Twitter in May of 2010 and to this day has gained over 12.1k staunch followers.
Besides Political Campaign he gets involved in various racial subjects, for instance, Yohannes heavily vocalized himself in the recent killing of George Floyd by police officers and many more.
Yohannes Abraham Age, Birthday, Family, Ethnicity
Yohannes Abraham, the 35 years old Ethiopian-American, was born on January 7, 1985. Abraham was born to Ethiopian immigrant parents. Both of Abraham’s parents are proud U.S citizens and they wanted Abraham and his sister to be engaged citizens as well. Yohannes credits his parents first and foremost for his interest in public service and civic engagement.
His mother and father immigrated to the United States from Ethiopia in the 60s and Yohannes was born in Alexandra, VA, and raised in Springfield. His parents gave him and his sister a great foundation and made clear that it was incumbent upon them to give back, reminding them that not everyone has the same opportunities that they had.
Now Abraham resides in Alexandria, Virginia, and sits on the Democratic National Committee’s Rules and Bylaws Committee. He once described himself during an interview with Los Angeles Times newspaper as “We are not politicians, we are Obama’s people”, in an obvious reference to his long friendship with Obama.
According to the last statistics, The Ethiopian community in the capital city of Washington is estimated at 50 thousand individuals.
Yohannes Abraham Salary/ Net Worth
Yohannes Abraham was a vital member during Obama’s 8 years in the White House. As a Legislative Assistant during 2009, he earned $40,000 per annum.
In 2013 and 2014, he became Special Assistant to The President and Chief of Staff for the Office of Public Engagement and Intergovernmental Affairs and hence earned $120,000 annually. Whereas in 2015 and 2016 Yohannes’ annual salary was $121,200-$132,000 respectively.
In 2019, a rough estimate of Yohannes’s salary was published which was around $800,000-$1.5 million. Meanwhile, adding all his earning throughout the years, Yohannes Abraham’s net worth as of 2021 is estimated to be $3 Million.
Yohannes Abraham Wife / Wedding / Married
An impressive career, net worth, and all in all a successful life is what Yohannes Abraham leads. But what about his romantic life? Is Yohannes equally prosperous in the matter of love? Well, Yohannes’ marital status has been a keen subject of interest for many.
But it appears as if, Mr. Abraham is not married yet. There is no information regarding Yohannes’ wedding or a possible wife being present in his life. Also, any information on the love/dating life of Yohannes is unknown.
Abraham has not been pictured with any woman till now and is assumed to be single.
We are still waiting for his announcement on his Twitter account. Hopefully, he will reveal his private life to his followers as well in the near future.