Ruth NegashCEO & Director

FEMCOM CEO-300
areas of expertise
  • Business transformation
  • Restructuring and turnaround
  • Integration
  • Growth strategy
  • M&A transaction support
education
  • MA, Education Management and Leadership, University of ……..
  • BSc, Physiology, University of ……..
  • Post Graduate Certifications in Advanced Project Management
  • Post Graduate Certifications in Human Resource Management,
  • Post Graduate Certifications in Training and Development,
  • Training of Trainers and Health and Safety

Ruth Negash is a highly dedicated leader and experienced manager who advocates for economic development of a nation through the active participation of women and youth. She’s a collaborative and inclusive team member able to empower professional teams and work efficiently to achieve goals of an institution and takes sound judgement when making decisions in highly sensitive and complex environments.

Ruth holds MA in Education Management and Leadership and a BS Degree in Physiology in Medicine. Post Graduate Certifications in Advanced Project Management, Human Resource Management, Training and Development, Training of Trainers and Health and Safety.  As a Chief Executive Officer of the Federation of National Associations of Women in Business in Eastern and Southern Africa, her leadership role is to manage, strengthen, encourage, promote, network and represent African women in business for the 21 African COMESA member nations. The FEMCOM headquarters is located in Lilongwe, Malawi.

With more than 20 years of experience in managing change and leading teams across multiple sectors in development, education, health care and the mining sector, she has developed a clear, logical mind with a practical approach to problem-solving, productivity and focus on delivering results. Ruth is eager to learn, enjoy overcoming challenges and have a genuine interest in developing communities and nations through the grassroots business ownership. She believes that a successful economic empowerment for women and youth results from policy advocacy, organizing communities, partnering with public and private sectors to link with the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises for achieving a sustainable growth.

publications

  • FEMCOM Supporting Eritrean Women Farmers Tackle COVID-19 Challenges through Agriculture

    Agriculture in the African continent has increasingly come under severe strain due to increased population, changing access to resources and evolving markets, climate change, and the global COVID-19 pandemic lockdowns. But in the State of Eritrea, farmers, most of them women, have been able to produce adequate food for the local consumer markets, thanks to

    August 11, 2020
  • FEMCOM Zimbabwe Launches Women’s Bank

    The Federation of National Association of Women in Business, Zimbabwe Chapter has reached a new milestone with the launch of a micro-finance institution to support women economic empowerment. The institution, known as Empowered Woman Excel SAACO Bank, which was launched last month targets women in various sectors including agribusiness, teaching, mining, handicrafts and textiles, transportation,

    July 23, 2020
  • USD 2.3 Million Project to Support DR Congo FEMCOM Chapter, as President Tshisekedi Visits Pavilion

    The COMESA National Federation of National Associations of Women in Business (FEMCOM) Chapter in DR Congo has embarked on a $2,300,000 project to support women in business. Among the businesses earmarked include production and marketing of local fresh foods and smoked foods, fruits and vegetables. Others are value-added agricultural products and those involved in the

    July 9, 2020

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I thank God for COMESA for opening our minds through the training offered to us. I have benefited very much from this training. Iam now able to train other groups and also other trainers on value addition for the cassava produced here in Busia.”

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