Sewit Haileselassie

Association for Women in Business (AWiB)

Sewit is a young, dynamic and bold communicator with exceptional leadership skills. She is the president of the Association for Women in Business (AWiB). She is also co-founder of Changing Images, a social impact start-up working on transformational change. Sewit is a trained economist and holds a master’s degree in Gender Studies from Addis Ababa University. She is a supportive team player with expertise in partnership development, event management, concept development, speech writing, planning, strategic communications, social media management, partnership management and programme design. She has experience as a journalist, consultant, gender expert, lecturer and researcher with international NGOs, higher education institutions and others including IRC, UNDP’s EDP and DFID’s Enterprise Partners.



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SEWF 2019


Explore our plenaries, mini-plenaries, sessions and workshops at SEWF 2019 from 23 – 25 October.

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See a list of speakers from around the world to present, debate and share ideas at SEWF 2019

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SEWF 2019

Week overview

We have exciting events throughout the SEWF week, read more about our interesting side events

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