In The News — bethlehem tilahun alemu

New African Magazine names Bethelehm Tilahun Alemu Most Influential African of 2014

The manufacturing trendsetter

The 34-year-old entrepreneur and self-declared lover of leather may not seem like much of a rebel, but the way in which her local company soleRebels has become Africa’s fastest-growing shoe brand and first global footwear brand is certainly out of the ordinary. Alemu, who is soon launching the Republic of Leather that will produce other goods, believes Ethiopia contains huge potential for manufacturing, and as the likes of H&M and other international investors eye up the country, it seems she is not the only one.

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Oprah Winfrey names Bethlehem Tilahun Alemu to her Annual Power List

O, The Oprah Magazine presents its fourth annual O Power List, featuring 21 women from the African continent who, through their lives, are inspiring others to follow and fulfill their purpose, as the truest version of themselves.

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Forbes Magazine: 10 Young African Millionaires To Watch 2014

Building a million-dollar business is hard enough. Building a million dollar fortune is even harder. But building a million-dollar fortune in Africa while in your twenties or thirties is deserving of applause.

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Super Innovators: the new wave of African innovators

Wings magazine profiles soleRebels ceo and founder, Bethlehem Tilahun Alemu To kick off a new year for new ideas, Wings finds inspiration in the new wave of African innovators who...

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