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AWiB May Forum 2017

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AWiB’s annual Professional & Self Development May Forum will be held on May 25th, 2017 at UNCC

This year’s theme is “Strategic Leadership: Getting where you want to Be”

Concept Note:

icon AWiB May 2017 Concept Paper (128.05 kB)


8:30 Guests taking their seats

9:00 Welcome speech by Sewit Haileselassie, AWiB board.

9:45 Keynote speech on the Theme “Strategic Leadership” By Yetnebersh Negussie

10:30-11:30 AWiB’s Networking Break

11:30-1:30 Parallel sessions:

  • Women supporting other Women on the Path to Success”, Panelists: Sehin Teferra, Desset Abebe & Yoadan Tilahun; Moderator: Sewit Haileselassie
  • “The Art of Shameless Self Promotion”, Presenter: Hellen Fissihaie from Washington DC; Moderator: Meti S. Yilma
  • “Connecting beyond Networking”, Yasser Bagersh of Cactus Advertising, Moderator: Semhal Guesh

13:30-14:30 Lunch

14:30-15:30 Let’s Network & AWiB’s partners’ products exhibits

15:30- 17:30 Afternoon Session:

  • “Women in Lead: the Trials, Tribulations & Joy of Building an Empire” Speakers:  Hadia Gonji of Hadia Seed Production, Tseday Asrat of Kaldis Coffee, Frehiwot Worku, CEO, Red Cross Ethiopia, Moderator: Sara Tadiwos, AWiB President Elect

17:30-18:00 “Why AWiB” by Metasebia Yilma (Meti), AWiB Board & a short film on AWiB 2016 WOE

For tickets call: 011-663-1016/0223/ 0947350259; email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Speakers Profile 

Yetnebersh Negussie
Yetnebersh Negussie
icon Yetnebersh Negussie (553.7 kB) (Profile)
Sehin Teferra
Sehin Teferra
icon Sehin Teferra (87.33 kB) (Profile)
Desset Abebe
Desset Abebe
icon Desset Abebe (52.29 kB) (Profile)
Yoadan Tilahun
Yoadan Tilahun
icon Yoadan Tilahun (57.23 kB) (Profile)
Hellen Fissihaie
Hellen Fissihaie
icon Hellen Fissihaie (380.99 kB) (Profile)
Yasser Bagersh
icon Yasser Bagersh (19.29 kB) (profile)
Hadia Gonji
 Hadia Gonji
icon Hadia Gondji (22.97 kB) (Profile)
Tseday Asrat
Tseday Asrat
icon Tseday Asrat (1.53 MB) (Profile)
 frehiwot worku
Frehiwot Worku
icon frehiwot worku (133.04 kB) (Profile)


Venue: UN Conference Center
Date: May 25th, 2017    
Time: 8:30           
Investment: Members 600 Birr; non-members 900 Birr

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