Co-Founder Flipper International School
Menna Selamu is the co-founder of Flipper International School, a K to 12 school accredited by the Ethiopian Ministry of Education and Cambridge International Education. Flipper International school is the first company to attract foreign direct investment in 2010 in Ethiopia. Over the last 24 years, the school has provided educational services to more than 10,000 students. In 2022 Menna has successfully transitioned from her management position, after engaging with strategic partners making Flipper International School part of an international school network.
Menna is also amongst the 22 people who started Eneho Fikir, a charity helping 370 school age children and families. Menna’s unwavering aspiration and lifelong dream revolve around enhancing the education system in Ethiopia. To her, education is not merely a one-way process but a two-directional exchange of knowledge, which she describes as “transferring knowledge.”
Menna’s demeanor radiates positivity and serves as an inspiration to others. She consistently keeps herself updated, driven by her deep love for software and all things digital, establishing herself as a formidable presence in our ever-advancing technological world. Her relentless pursuit of knowledge stems from her recognition of gaps in understanding, propelling her to become an expert in various fields