Kidist works inside the Office of the CEO to help advance our strategic priorities and increase the overall efficiency. Prior to joining Opportunity@Work, Kidist worked as the Special Operations Coordinator at No Means No Worldwide, an international NGO focusing on sexual assault prevention in Africa. Kidist provided Operational & Programmatic support as well as helped to create systems and processes in the Administrative and Finance Department as the organization went through major strategic growth. Prior to NMNW, Kidist worked as a Development & Administrative Associate at a DC based non-profit focusing on Gender Based Violence as well as served as a Congressional intern. Kidist also has over 5 years of retail management experience. Originally from Ethiopia, Kidist moved to the US at 7 years old and has called the DMV area home for the last 20+ years. When she’s not at work, Kidist enjoys fitness classes, attempting vegan recipes, and traveling.