Rahiel Alemu | City Impact Manager

Raheil Alemu

Office: Dallas, Texas

Hometown:

Dallas, TX

School:

Duke University

Job Prior to The Mission Continues:

Financial Coach with WiNGS Dallas

Proudest moment in my career:

While interning at a summer camp for homeless children, a meal commitment fell through and I quickly acquired a week of donated lunches from Chipotle, Corner Bakery Café and other restaurants.

Favorite sports team:

Duke Basketball, I tented in the snow for 2 months to watch the UNC game. True Cameron Crazie!

Book on your nightstand:

“Storm in a Teacup” by Helen Czerski

Hidden gem in Dallas:

Dire Dawa, my favorite Ethiopian restaurant, and SuperChix. It’s Chick-fil-a times ten.

Exciting project currently in works (personal or professional):

Launching New Orleans operation!

Most rewarding thing about working at The Mission Continues:

Having the opportunity to see the long-term, tangible impact in my community

Song that describes me:

“Bad and Boujee” by Migos

Item on your bucket list:

To go back and visit Ethiopia

If I could dine with anyone (dead or alive):

Mindy Kaling and Isaac Newton