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Lydia Tesema
 Founder, Below The Surface

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Lydia Tesema is a Melbourne-born, Ethiopian radio host, presenter,
writer, community developer and multidisciplinary creative.


She’s the founder of Below The Surface, a creative company that explores
Australia’s social and political world.


It combines the power of storytelling with creativity and multimedia to advocate and celebrate the diversity of experiences and perspectives in Australia, mainly from African and multicultural communities.


Lydia’s passion for people, conversation, and creating is her driving force for the multifaceted career and lifestyle she
has today.


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