Samrawit Asfaw was born and raised in Addis Ababa Ethiopia. After finishing high school .
She studied Marketing Management at Unity University and Culinary Arts (French and Italian cuisine) at Global Culinary and Ethiopian Tourism Institute.
Currently Samrawit Asfaw is a pre-med Student with honors. She is
Winner of Miss Ethiopia Bay Area 2012, Samrawit is fluent in Amharic, English and Tigrigna
and moderate in French, American Sign Language and Oromigna language. The beauty contest was organized to help kids in Ethiopia by Mela Entertainment and Ethio Village Foundation. She was also a part of "Seven Moons” movie directed by John Kim.