xHub is an initiative of Center for African Leadership Studies (CALS) founded in 2014. With CALS as a strategic partner, our mission is not only to provide a strong support system for our entrepreneurs, but to transform them into great leaders as well.
Founder and CEO
Over 10 years of experience in leadership development. Vibrant speaker, leader and educator.
Founder of Center for African Leadership Studies, an initiative focused on developing the capacity of individuals, companies, and organizations through sustainable and positive leadership solutions.
Education/ Experience: BA in Computer Science, MSc in Business Psychology.
Well experienced in project & change management, communications and digital media operations.
Enjoys: Early morning exercises and documentaries about the universe
Aspires To: Make a considerable impact in the empowerment and unity of African communities
Chief Success Officer
Education/experience: BA in Marketing Management, BSC in Process Engineering
Prior experience in startup incubation, business development, and entrepreneurship
Enjoys: Reading self-development books, connecting with nature and experimenting with new habits
Aspire to: Encourage, serve & challenge peoples to grow so that they possess a positive experience in their lifetime.
Talent Development and Empowerment Coordinator
BA management (enrolled)
Well experienced in data analysis and people development through leadership
Sitcom movies and discussion on philosophical understandings
Change the community’s attitude towards work through consulting and
developing people, and strengthening our youths’ capabilities for a better future.
Business Development Coordinator
Education/Experience: BA in Communication
Experienced in Startup Ecosystems, Social Enterprise Development, Communications, Business Development
Enjoys: Humble History, Toastmasters, and mindfulness
Aspires to: Contribute to positive social change, make bad jokes, and learn continuously.
Education/experience: BSc in Land Economy
Enjoys: Traveling and Inspiring generation next
Aspires to : be a global leader effecting change in society
Healthcare Leadership Program Coordinator
Medical Doctor, graduated from St Paul’s Hospital Medical College
Enjoys: Learning and understanding more.
Aspires to: See a better healthcare system in Ethiopia!
Education: Associate Degree in Law
15+ years experience in different legal positions including the regional high court justice.
Enjoys: Reading books, morning exercises, and watching movies.
Education: BSc. Agricultural Economics
Experience: 4 years of work experience, currently
an African Union youth ambassador deployed to CALS as a training coordinator,
Aspires to: Raise and empower young Africans into great leaders by
enabling them boost their potential
Enjoys: Reading and watching documentaries.
7 years of accounting experience at Center for African Leadership Studies
Enjoys: Worship and listening to worship songs
Aspires to: Live life to the fullest and help people in need.
Marketing and Digital Media Coordinator
BA in Marketing and Managment (enrolled)
Well experienced in event planning, organization, stakeholder management, public relations, communications and digital media.
Enjoys: zumba classes, reading books and laid back afternoons.
Aspires to: Empower women
University of Göttingen; Bachelor of Arts, major in Economics and minor in Sociology
Consultant, East Africa Partners
Blogging (www.021.be), podcasts, writing, entrepreneurial events, strategy games, cooking
Influence the entrepreneurs of tomorrow and become one myself.