Society of Human Resource Management in Ethiopia

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Fitsum Kidanemariam

Fitsum was born in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia and educated in different colleges and universities where she earned expertise in management and Project Management. Started from junior positions, she have held positions of higher level management responsibilities in the public sectors, international non- government organizations as well as in the private sector.

She is known for being a change agent initiating new operation systems in the organizations where she worked. She has more than 15 years of managerial experience leading teams with diversified skills and experience. Her communication skill and extrovert nature helped her to interact with teams and motivate them to meet organizational goals and objectives. She started her own business in event organizing in 2012 and marked her failure as lesson learned. She joined different research teams and traveled in different regions of the country, which she considers it as an opportunity to know her country and the community most and striving to deliver the best of her ability.

She believes education is one of the best instruments for success. She earned her first diploma in Library Science in 1988 and her degree in Management from Addis Ababa University in 1997. Later on she acquired her international Post Graduate Diploma in Project Management from Cambridge College in England through distance learning in 2012 and her Master degree from St. Mary?s University in 2017. She took a number of specialty training. Public procurement (CIPS level 2 & 3), Corporate Governance, Performance Management, Women on Board, Leadership for senior management are few among many short term trainings,

Fitsum is a dedicated philanthropist, known by her voluntary services to fulfill her community responsibilities. She has served as a volunteer and on the board in different local Charities.

She believes in networking with professionals to grow and practice her leadership. She is a Gold member of the Association of Women in Boldness (AWiB); served the association as a board member and she is now in the Strategic Leadership Team.

Society of Human Resources Management in Ethiopia (SHRME) is also one of the professional associations where Fitsum is actively engaged. She has joined the board to serve as of March 2019..

She is a seasoned member of the Toastmasters Club served the club as board, and was the president of Addis Ababa Toast Masters Club in 2014. She has also obtained the Able Communicator Silver Award from the International club for her achievement.



Strengthening Professional Societies in Ethiopia

Organizer:    Society of Human Resource Management of Ethiopia (SHRME)

Venue:          Zoom Platform

Date:            23 Oct 2020

Time;            2:30 to 4:15 PM

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