News & Timeline
--- The Liya Kebede Foundation expands maternal health programs and advocacy efforts.
--- Read: 2013 Annual Letter
-- Raising awareness about the importance of birth spacing in collaboration with USAID at the International Family Planning Conference in Addis Ababa.
--- Liya is awarded Glamour Magazine's prestigious Women of the Year award.
--- LKF partners with TOMS shoes new Marketplace.
--- LKF speaks at the DNA Summit and Time 100 Roundtable events to encourage investing in women.
--- LKF celebrates Mother's Day.
--- Independent blogger Ivy Prosper has added Liya’s name to her list of inspiring women. She praises the establishment of The Liya Kebede Foundation, which provides essential medical care for women in impoverished countries as they give birth.
--- Liya discusses the importance of helping those in need in a cover spread in Amica magazine.
--- Liya recognized for "model behavior" in service to women and children across the globe with the BellaSugarTV Beauty Award.
--- LKF supports first phase of equipping and training at the Hawassa Maternal Child Health Center serving a population of over 500,000.
--- Liya speaks at the Women in the World Foundation Launch. For more info, visit: womenintheworld.org.
--- In the age of modern medicine, why do so many mothers and newborns continue to go without proper care? Liya discusses on YouTube World View.
--- LKF equips Durame Hospital in Ethiopia with maternal health supplies and equipment: The Durame Hospital serves a population of 850,000 people in rural Ethiopia. .
--- LKF supports Champions for an HIV Free Generation. Preventing maternal to child transmission of HIV is a key aspect of maternal and newborn health. The Champions for an HIV-Free Generation include former African presidents, a Nobel Laureate, and other high-level African leaders. LKF joined its voice with this illustrious group to focus attention on key policy and behavioral practices and messages to help accelerate changes needed to achieve an HIV-free generation.
--- The Liya Kebede Foundation Launch; Liya discusses her new foundation and its work on the Oprah Winfrey Show.
--- Liya is appointed a World Health Organization Goodwill Ambassador for a 5 year term. The WHO is working to reduce maternal mortality by providing technical support and training to health workers and advocating for more affordable and effective maternal health services.