Tadias is a New York-based news & profiles magazine tailored towards the Ethiopian-American & Diaspora community.

Established in 2003, Tadias Magazine’s combination of journalistic excellence and engaged readership offers an exciting gateway to one of the fastest-growing, most educated and wealthiest African Diaspora populations in the United States.

Tadias magazine’s original content features breaking-news, events, videos, interviews, sports, arts, entertainment, personality profiles, celebrity highlights, as well as opinions and editorials. We also provide content from major news networks that are pertinent to our audience.

Tadias also serves as a medium of communication for those who have academic, business, professional or personal interest in the Ethiopian-American community.

The word Tadias is a popular casual greeting among Ethiopians. It means “hi,” “what’s up?” or “how are you?”

Liben Eabisa – Founder & Publisher
Tseday Alehegn – Founder & Editor
Yohannes Mesfin – Co-President & Secretary
Rekik Scholler Mekonnen – Editorial Advisor
Aidomias Eabisa – Marketing & Advertising
Yonas Maru – Business Advisor
Jill Vexler, Ph.D. – Advisor
Adam Saunders – Marketing Strategy & Web Design

Contributing Photographers & Videographers
Tsedey Aragie – Videographer
Kidane Mariam – Videographer
Jeffrey Phipps – Photographer

Contributing Writers
Heran Abate – Ethiopian Millennials in the Diaspora
Ayele Bekerie, Ph.D. – History
Shahnaz Habib – Arts & Letters
Asqual Getaneh, MD MPH – Health & Wellness
Jason Jett – Sports
Martha Z. Tegegn – Profiles
Sabrina Yohannes – Sports

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Tadias in the News
DC to Africa: Mayor’s Office on African Affairs Scores Big with Conference (Examiner)
On Friday, and estimated 200 people were in attendance at the Mayor’s Office on African Affairs (OAA) forum entitled, From DC to Africa, Growing Local and Going Local: Expanding your Business through Local, Federal and International Opportunities which was held at the 11th Floor Conference Room at 441 4th Street NW, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Ethiopia’s Tadias Magazine reported on the event by saying, The program’s topic highlights include what you need to know to do business in DC, accessing capital both for local and international business, as well as contracting and procurement opportunities with the District and the Federal Government. “The purpose of this seminar is to connect businesses and entrepreneurs directly to the people, information and resources that can help them expand their businesses through both local and U.S-Africa opportunities,” DC Mayor Vincent Gray’s office said in an announcement. OAA Director Ngozi Nmezi echoed the mayor’s comment. Continue reading at Examiner.com.

Tadias Magazine Honored With Nation to Nation Networking Award
TADIAS is proud to have been one of the award recipients during NNN’s Fourth Annual International Diaspora Gala, and we celebrate the accomplishments of fellow honorees.

Washington Post: “Tadias, an Ethiopian American magazine, profiles Haile.”
Mike DeBonis on his Local Politics column ( Feb. 17, 2011) highlights our profile of Arkan Haile, a candidate for at-large D.C. council seat election set for April 25, 2011.

Tadias Magazine Featured on VOA
Tadias Magazine was featured on Washington D.C. based Voice of America’s weekly Amharic radio program on Sunday, October 5, 2008. Click here and enjoy!

Tadias Added to Index for Google News
Tadias Magazine has been added to the index for Google News. The Ethiopian-American publication, which celebrates its fifth anniversary this year, joins Google’s global network of original content and news publishers — including some of the top news agencies in the world, such as the Associated Press, Agence France-Presse, UK Press Association and the Canadian Press.

Ethiopian-American Artists Make Their Mark (NPR)
“In her huge paintings, Mehretu layers together fragments of maps and architectural drawings into a shattered whole with shapes and markings that seem to have a meaning of their own, says Mik Awake, who covers arts and letters for an Ethiopian-American magazine called Tadias.” (by Neda Ulaby Morning Edition, March 13, 2007). Click here to listen.

The Long Road Home (The Valley Advocate)
“I arrived to find an unfamiliar Ethiopia,” Asfaw wrote in Tadias, an online magazine for the Ethiopian-American community. ” Read the story at The Valley Advocate.

Brian Lehrer Live: Liben Eabisa and Josh Ruxin
TV & Radio host Brian Lehrer talks to newsmakers and community leaders about New York City issues and takes viewer phone calls live in the CUNY TV Studio. Watch Mr. Lehrer’s interview with Josh Ruxin, Assistant Professor, Columbia University’s Earth Institute and Mailman School of Public Health, director of the Access Project in Rwanda and Liben Eabisa, Founder & Publisher of Tadias. Click here to watch the video.

Tadias Magazine Fusing Past and Present for Ethiopian Americans – (NAM)
The First & Largest Collaboration of Ethnic News Organizations … at a party hosted by Tadias Magazine and NCM at Zeni Ethiopian Restaurant in San Jose. …


















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