Beza Tesfaye appointed General Manager of Ethiopian Space Science Society

(EBC; June 13, 2018) - A former Space Generation Advisory Council Regional Coordinator for Africa and one of the top 13 women in the African Space Industry, Ms Beza Tesfaye has been appointed as the General Manager of the Ethiopian Space Science Society.

She has a Bsc. Degree in Global Studies and International Relation, an Advanced Diploma in computer science and a postgraduate degree in Computer Science from HiLCoE school of Computer Science and Technology Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Beza has been an active member of the Ethiopian Space Science Society since 2004, actively participating in space science outreach events and education programs in her country. She joined SGAC in 2010 and became NPoC of Ethiopia. She was part of the SGC 2013 organizing team and worked as Logistic coordinator. In 2013, she received the SGAC Leadership award to attend SGC 2013 in Beijing, China. At the congress, she participated in SGAC Earth Observation working group and in 2015, she was one of the Emerging Space Leaders Grant recipients by the International Astronautical Federation.