Dr. Genet Zewide is currently an Ambassador of Ethiopia to India, Thailand, Srilanka, Bangladesh and Nepal. She is also a Member of the Council of the Ruling Party (Ethiopian People’s Revolutionary Democratic Front). She has already worked as a Minister of Education from Primary to Tertiary level in Ethiopia. She was a Member of The Coalition of Ethiopian Women Against HIV and AIDS; Chairperson of Forum for African Women Educationalists (FAWE); Member of the Executive Board of UNESCO; Member of the Board of UNESCO Capacity Building Institute for Africa; Vice Minister of Education in charge of Higher Education; external examiner in a University of Ethiopia and worked as a teacher in different universities of Ethiopia. She has also participated and presented papers in many International, regional, sub regional Conference and Seminars as Minister of Education, Executive Board of UNESCO and Chairperson of FAWE