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My name is Kidist Amde Mekonnen. My background is in computer science. I got my Bachelor's degree in 2017 from the University Of Gondar, Ethiopia. I got my master's, African Masters in Machine Intelligence (AMMI) program from Facebook and Google in 2020 from the African Institute of Mathematical Sciences, Rwanda. I am a current scholar at the University of Trento, Italy, where I am pursuing a Master's in Data Science.
I am a Mentor at MeetMentors. I am a cofounder and core member of the women in AI Ethiopia team. I am working for a mentorship program in collaboration with the women in AI and robotics Germany team.

I have worked as an assistant lecturer at the University of Gondar. 
I have worked as a teaching Assistant at AddisCoders.

AMLD Africa 2021 / Speakers

Walid Daou

AI Lead, OCP

Carolina Odman

Associate Professor, University of the Western Cape

Stefano Ermon

Assistant Professor, Stanford

Aisha Walcott-Bryant

Research Manager, IBM Research Africa

Karim Beguir

CEO and Co-Founder, InstaDeep

Tawfik Jelassi

Assistant Director-General for Communication and Information, UNESCO

AMLD / Global partners