Mawi Asgedom

Mawi EsgedomMawi was seven when they first arrived in the US and his parents felt that education was the best way for him to do well in this country.  So he dedicated himself to his studies.

“This country is full of kind, generous people of all races and backgrounds who are investing in their families and communities. My favorite part of living here is all the kind and warm people I’ve been lucky enough to meet.”

He has published eight leadership books that are used in classrooms worldwide and founded Mental Karate, a leadership action system proven to increase student efficacy and achievement.

Mawi inspires millions of educators and students with his story and leadership insights.  He has also been featured in many prominent media outlets such as The Oprah Winfrey Show, ESSENCE and The Chicago Tribune.