Saba Kidanemariam, MA, is Country Director for Ipas Ethiopia. Ms. Kidanemariam has had more than 20 years experience in development work. Before joining Ipas in 2000, she was the acting Deputy General Manager for the Ethiopian Social Rehabilitation and Development Fund; she also served that institution as Advisor on Gender and Environmental Issues. Ms. Kidanemariam has participated in development, poverty-reduction, and economic-management workshops. She also worked as the Coordinator of Donor-Financed Projects for the Ministry of Industry before joining the Emergency Recovery and Reconstruction Project Monitoring Unit. Ms. Kidanemariam earned her bachelor’s of arts degree in economics from Addis Ababa University and her MA in organizational leadership from Azusa Pacific University of California.