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SOCIAL ENTREPRENEUR Aida Tadesse is an Ethiopian Fashion Designer, and Social Entrepreneur. She is also the President of Ethiopia Fashion Designers Industrial Sectoral Association. Aida is the Founder and Creative Director of her clothe brand AIDESHO with a motto Fashion with Purpose. Designing is her passion in life. To share her passion and her vision is the main reason behind AIDESHO. She has been in the fashion industry for several years and received many accolades. AIDESHO specializes in making women wear apparel that is made out of Ethiopian hand-woven traditional fabric by creating outstanding, timeless and functional wear that brings elegance, comfort and freedom to women's everyday wear. Furthermore, Aida has made it part of her mission to transmit, to share, to contribute in the gentlest manner possible. Her focus is on enhancing the well-being of her community of customers by giving them access to this human touch and contact. She creates offerings from Africa to Africa and to the rest of the world. She is a transmitter and a connector, as well as a provider of kind products which enhance the well-being of their wearers. She is also a community builder and teacher, hence the establishment of her initiative Teach2Impact: 10% of the proceeds from Conscious Wear by Aidesho sales go to this project which gives trainings. She also created a line called Conscious Wear in 2020 which is so dear to her heart. Conscious Wear is a slow fashion and sustainable brand for the intentional and conscious buyer.

  • Email: idsho2011@gmail.com
  • Mobile Number: 251911668336

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FASHION DESIGNER  Aynalem has more than ten years of considerable experience in fashion design mainly focusing on cultural designs integrating contemporary styles. Her fashion line has been displayed and presented on various notable fashion magazine, TV shows and radio programs such as Los Angeles Times, My Fashion magazine, Maraki Magazine, Fortune weekly newspaper, Addis Zemen newspaper, Ethio channel Newspaper, 120 TV show, FM98.1 and so many others. She had the honor to design a custom handbag to the former first lady of the US, Hilary Clinton. Aynalem has been awarded the best designer place in two major events. She also had participated at notable fashion weeks in Berlin, London, New Delhi, Tokyo, Nairobi, Stockholm, Washington, and Addis Ababa. She has opened her own fashion line in Ethiopia and a member of the Center for African Women Economic Empowerment, African women entrepreneurship program, Ethiopian Women Exports Association, Addis Ababa Women Entrepreneurs Association, international Women Club of Addis Ababa, United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO).

  • Email: Aynidesign@gmail.com
  • Mobile Number: 251911407037

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FASHION DESIGNER Ejiyayehu is the founder and owner of Ejig Tibeb. The company was established in 1996 that produces hand woven material for different kinds of wear. Ejig Tebeb is a company that produces high quality hand made products from Ethiopian cotton intending to promote Ethiopian hand-woven and garment products to expand the market outlet of those products.

  • Email: Ejig.tebeb@gmail.com
  • Mobile Number: 251911220889

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CREATIVE WRITER Meaza has received her BA in Theatre Arts from Addis Ababa University and diploma from University of West in Sweden in Intercultural Adult Pedagogy. She has written theatres entitled “zenegnochu”, “shebreb” and “keselamta gar’’ in Amharic and Desperate to Fight, Cross Roads and By the River, in English which were staged in Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, Sweden, Italy and New York. These were translated into Italian, Arabic and German languages. Her work By the River is published in a collection of theatre book entitled Lighting the Way. She has also contributed more than 20 short radio dramas and four series television dramas. She has contributed as program director of a conference, Crossing Boundaries Festival. She is currently, the owner and manager of Meaza film production and Art Consultancy.

  • Email: lemeazaworku@gmail.com
  • Mobile Number: 251917810311

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CARTOONIST Roman Tadesse is a graduate of Graphics art from Addis Ale Arts School in Ababa University. She has a vast experience working as a cartoonist in various private newspapers published in the country and abroad.

  • Email: romantadesse@gmail.com
  • Mobile Number: 251911685372

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CREATIVE ARTS THERAPY Meron has built international career in production, Arts in Health, diverse cultural and creative environments. Meron received a bachelor for Performing and visual Arts from Addis Ababa University, and Health and Medicine Equity in Brain Health Program from Trinity College Dublin, Ireland. She has spearheaded the 11th UNESCO Intangible Heritages opening at Millennium Hall, and the 12th Ethiopian Nation and Nationalities Day. She also directed Engeda" Theater at Alem Cinema and "First day forth story" Hektomeron project in Romania. She has shown her talent of creative therapy through a recent research and art intervention by fighting the psychosocial impact of Covid 19 with creative arts intervention at Gefersa Mental Health Rehabilitation Center.

  • Email: mer24abey@gmail.com
  • Mobile Number: 251910373587

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LITERARY SCHOLAR Selamawit is an Assistant Professor in Ethiopian literature at Addis Ababa university. She has been teaching and doing research on medieval Geez literature especially on the hagiographies of Ethiopian saints for the last 20 years. She has published several articles on the topic in notable journals. Currently she is working on the cultural evolution of food in medieval Geez manuscripts.

  • Email: selamawitmecca@gmail.com
  • Mobile Number: 251911613461

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FASHION ENTREPRENEUR Tigist is a fashion entrepreneur in a leather sector.  She is a Founder and CEO of Root in Style, a premium quality genuine leather accessory brand with an Ethiopian look which is a premium fashion leather brand made in Ethiopia for both local and international market. Tigist holds a master’s degree in Marketing Management from Addis Ababa University and a bachelor’s degree in Management Information System. Very passionate about her culture, Tigist reflects this in her leather products designs. Tigist Seife Haile work with a vision of empowering women by giving job opportunities by giving training to women on the job and creates jobs for them through her business.

  • Email: tigist.seife@gmail.com
  • Mobile Number: 251911692063

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