Grant Financial Manager, Mastercard Team
Hiwot is a Finance Manager for both the MasterCard Foundation partnership and Global Partnership Team in Ashoka’s Global Office. She graduated from Mekelle University in Ethiopia where she received her BA in Economics. After moving to the United States, Hiwot worked as a project manager at Microfinance International Corporation and managed a project, “Enhancing Microfinance and Remittances Services to Ethiopia”, from inception to launch, where she grew her passion for non-profits. Prior to joining Ashoka, Hiwot received a Masters in Accounting and Finance from Keller Graduate School of Management. She is an active member of Young Ethiopian Professionals that promotes networking among Ethiopian professionals and supports the Diaspora community.