Amane was born in Ethiopia’s Oromia region and came to the United States as a refugee when she was just a kid. She currently lives in St. Paul. Before joining TakeAction Minnesota, Amane was a leader on the TakeAction Womxn of Color Table and a member of our political committee.
Amane previously worked with the Minnesota DFL on the coordinated campaign, and on the Joe Biden and Kamala Harris campaign as a Regional Field & Organizing Director. Amane is deeply committed to building people-centered governance, organizing to strengthen people’s political power and multiracial democracy in Minnesota and across our nation.
Amane loves daily walks around downtown St. Paul, attending community events (before the pandemic), strategizing about movement-building, traditional Ethiopian coffee ceremonies, and being around loved ones as much as possible.