Posted by Thuy Vien on
Tuesday, May 18, 2010
Congratulations to the first Red Winged Leadership Award winner, Rahwa Habte! The award was organized by students in the Graduate Leadership Formation Certificate program at Seattle University to "honor leaders committed to embracing the unique intersection where leadership, business acumen, and social impact overlap."
Rahwa Habte is co-owner of the Hidmo Eritrean Cuisine restaurant in the Central District. According to the Red Winged Leadership Award website, "Rahwa’s mission for the restaurant is not only to foster community, but also to increase the visibility and availability of art, music, media culture and cuisine in the Central District through socially responsible actions. Rahwa loves her neighborhood and is passionate about addressing different social issues affecting it, creating pride, cultivating a safe space and open dialogue for all, and fostering local creativity and talent."