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Paul oversees cross-border communications programs for multinational companies and governmental bodies. His client portfolio includes companies and government organizations from emerging markets seeking to establish positive reputations among media, business and policy circles in the West, as well as US-based multinationals expanding abroad, and global NGOs.

Impressions from Addis Ababa (Africa): Perceptions, Realities, Hopes, Fears

by Paul Cohen| June 13, 2012

A colleague who immigrated to the U.S. when she was 12 recently told me, “When I first came to America and began learning English, I thought ‘Ethiopia’ was a type of disease.” And why not? If you came of age in the 80s or 90s, Western perceptions of Ethiopia were synonymous with drought, famine and […]