Meet the staff: Esete

Welcome Esete (she/her) to the DC Center! Esete will be joining the DC Center as the Health and Wellness intern. She is a student at George Washington University studying Public Health, Human Services, and Sociology. You can meet Esete at the DC Center on Fridays. Esete looks forward to contributing to an organization that educates and empowers many underserved individuals. 

Birthdate, Astro Sign

May 7th/ Taurus 

Where are you originally from? 

I was born in Ethiopia but I grew up in Atlanta, GA.

Why did you start working at the DC Center? 

Through my major, I have developed a deep understanding of the importance of health education, advocacy, and community support, and have always wanted to contribute in any way I can. The DC Center is the perfect place to start. 

What has been your favorite part about working at the DC Center?

My favorite part thus far is how supportive and welcoming everyone at the DC center is. 

What is your music anthem? 

Praise Jah In The Moonlight by YG Marley 

What is your favorite part about the LGBTQ+ community? 

I love that the community offers so much love and support for people from all walks of life. 

What is your favorite spot in DC and what do you do there? 

Gravelly Point park 

What is your favorite queer movie?  


What color would you paint the White House, given the chance?  


Who do you look up to in the queer community?

Judith Butler because of her work has been very influential in challenging traditional binary views of gender, and opening up space for a more inclusive understanding of identity.