Betelhem Lakew


Bethlehem Lakew, from Ethiopia, is a professional nutritionist, food scientist, and co-founder of BeNu Foods; a start-up biscuit company that aims to produce a healthy, nutritional, and affordable local-based product for the community.

She is the founder and CEO of a Nutrition counselling company called LeHem Nutrition Counselling that promotes healthy living in Ethiopia. She also works as a Research Assistant at Addis Ababa Science and technology university.

In her free time, she volunteers for different organizations. Currently, she is serving on the board of directors and maternal nutrition educational manual developer for a local NGO called Nutrition for Education. She also served in Rotaract in different positions such as professional development director, community service director and vice president for five years.

Bethlehem completed her bachelor’s degree in Food Science and Applied Nutrition, and MSc in Food Science and Nutrition from Addis Ababa Science and Technology University with great distinction.
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