Ivanka Trump in Addis
Advisor to the President of the United States, Ivanka Trump and USAID Administrator Mark Green met with businesswomen in the coffee industry at Dumerso Coffee in Addis Ababa on April 14, 2019 to discuss the opportunities and challenges women entrepreneurs face in Ethiopia. At the conclusion of the meeting, Ivanka Trump announced a new W-GDP award of a USD 260,000 loan provided by Enat Bank to help Azalech Tesfaye, owner of Azalech Coffee Roasting, Grinding and Packaging, toexpand her business. The delegation participated in a traditional Ethiopian coffee ceremony. On Monday April 15, 2019, President Sahle-Work Zewde of Ethiopia, Ivanka Trump and Administrator Green took part in the African Women’s Empowerment Dialogue. Other panelists include David Bohigian, Acting CEO of the Overseas Private Investment Corporation, Ann Cairns, Vice Chairman of MasterCard.