Mekdes Haddis is the founder and executive coach of Just Missions, an online community for missionaries, mission professionals, and ministry leaders seeking a more just approach to global mission. She is an IVpress author of “A Just Mission: Laying Down Power and Embracing Mutuality ''. Mekdes holds a B.S in Communication from Liberty University and a Masters' in Organizational Leadership from Columbia International University. As an Ethiopian American she is passionate about reframing missions for the next generation of Christian leaders so the next mission movement is inclusive of the diaspora voices that have been left out. She is currently the Project Director of Racial Justice and Reconciliation at the National Association of Evangelicals and lives with her husband and two kids in the Charlotte metropolitan area.