ASHENAFI: HEADING ETHIOPIA'S FIRST WOMEN-ONLY BANK
Sitting at the helm of this reservoir of wealth is Meaza Ashenafi, she is the Founding Chair of the Bank's Board of Directors. Ashenafi worked as a women's rights activist for many years and she is also the founding Executive Director of the Ethiopian Women Lawyers Association. She holds an LLB from Addis Ababa University of School Law and an MA in international Relations and Women's studies. Among accolades bestowed on her we can mention the 'International Women of Courage Award for Ethiopia from the US government.