Kidist Tesfaye

Founder & CEO
YeneHealth FemTech (Ethiopia)

Kidist is a dynamic and strategic leader with over 12years of experience in management and administration spanning diverse sectors such as finance, education, business, and healthcare. With a sharp focus on design thinking, Kidist has a proven track-record of leading teams towards achieving growth goals. _x000D_
A graduate of Harvard, Kidist has now brought her extensive knowledge and experience to Ethiopia, where she has founded a groundbreaking women’s health-tech startup (YeneHealth). Her unwavering commitment to innovation and social impact-driven work is reflected in her startup. _x000D_
She is also passionate about volunteerism & dedicates time to mentoring young-people during her free time.


Magdalene Dorto

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Deborah Nyirenda

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Hanna Lemma

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Kathryn Toure

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Dr. Lisa Avery

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Carmen Correa

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Tawakkol Karman

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Anis Farid

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Patricia Elias

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Lipi Rahman

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