Kidist G/Amlak

Co-founder & CEO of Zero-One Zero-One PLC

Kidist Gebreamlak emerges as a dynamic and visionary leader in the realm of human capital and business development, underpinned by a profound commitment to fostering entrepreneurship and enhancing skills across diverse and underrepresented groups, including refugees. Her strategic and operational expertise is geared towards stimulating growth and empowerment within micro and small enterprises throughout the African continent.

Kidist’s entrepreneurial spirit is further evidenced by her leadership roles as Founder & CEO of Eleos Groups LLC in the USA, and as Co-Founder & CEO of Zero One Zero One Tech & Entrepreneurship Africa. Her ventures focus on entrepreneurial training, innovation, and fostering a culture of resilience among entrepreneurs in challenging settings.

Kidist’s professional narrative is marked by her role as a Business & Strategy Consultant for Tebita Ambulance in Ethiopia, where she has been pivotal in formulating a community-focused business strategy that prioritizes accessible and equitable services. This role showcases her dedication to inclusive service delivery and team capacity building.

Her tenure at Gebeya Inc., as a Training and Skills Development Manager, underscored her ability to architect and implement comprehensive strategies aimed at job and skill enhancement for youth, women and marginalized communities. Kidist’s innovative use of digital tools has significantly amplified engagement and learning outcomes.

As a Lead Trainer with CIPE Ethiopia, Kidist has tailored entrepreneurship curricula to empower
women in business, adapting her teaching to suit the intricate dynamics of diverse environments,
including refugee communities. This effort aligns with her overarching goal of equipping and
empowering entrepreneurs across Africa.

As a Lead Trainer with CIPE Ethiopia, Kidist has tailored entrepreneurship curricula to empower women in business, adapting her teaching to suit the intricate dynamics of diverse environments, including refugee communities. This effort aligns with her overarching goal of equipping and empowering entrepreneurs across Africa.

Her academic background, with a Master’s in Sustainable Development from the School for International Training and a Bachelor’s in International Development & African American Studies from George Mason University, provides a solid foundation for her work. Kidist’s certifications in Management Consulting, Digital Marketing, and as an Expanding Business Consultant, complement her practical experiences.

Kidist’s leadership and achievements have garnered recognition for her impactful initiatives aimed at business innovation and the empowerment of underserved populations. Her work has not only earned accolades for professional excellence but has also contributed significantly to inclusive and sustainable growth.

Her contributions extend to academia, where she has played a key role in developing the Ethiopia STEM Education Framework and has been invited by the Ethiopian Academy of Science to contribute a chapter on STEM Education in Ethiopia. Additionally, Kidist has designed and implemented an entrepreneurship program at STEMpower in partnership with VISA, demonstrating her multifaceted approach to development and empowerment.

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