Meet The Leadership

AWIB has worked with brilliant Ethiopian women since 2012.


Meet The Board

  • Hinjat Shamil – 2024 President

    Hinjat Shamil – 2024 President

    Hinjat Shamil is currently the Senior Reform Advisor at the Ministry of Finance, where she plays a key role in spearheading several macro-fiscal reforms related to state-owned enterprises, pension funds, financial sectors,

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  • Egziharya Meshesha: President-Elect

    Egziharya Meshesha: President-Elect

    Egziharya Meshesha is a dedicated and self-motivated professional with a bachelor’s degree in international business administration. Armed with a robust background in business management and a skill set encompassing

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  • Ajebework Ali

    Ajebework Ali

    Ajebework Ali is a seasoned bank manager with 28 years of comprehensive experience within the banking sector, starting in 1995G.C with Dashen Bank S.C. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Management from Unity University

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  • Aster Asfaw

    Aster Asfaw

    Aster Asfaw is a certified Executive Leadership Coach, freelance trainer, and mentor known for her expertise in leadership, life skills, personal development, and child care. Her illustrious career spanning over three decades

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  • Genet Giday

    Genet Giday

    Genet Giday is a versatile professional with expertise spanning Information Science, Library Science, and Administration & Business Management. Presently, she holds a pivotal role at the African Union Commission (AU)

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  • Turunesh Teferra

    Turunesh Teferra

    Turunesh Teferra embodies a highly motivated and results-oriented professional with over 20 years of invaluable experience in spearheading and cultivating successful finance and operations teams. Her academic accolades

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  • Merry Lemma

    Merry Lemma

    Merry Lemma is a versatile professional with a robust educational background—a holder of both an MBA and a BED degree, complemented by a Diploma in English language. With experience in insurance, and

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Past Presidents