Rebekah Kidanemariam is currently a Financial Coordinator at the Oklahoma State University International Trade Center – SBDC (OSU ITC – SBDC). She has more than 10 years of professional experience in different capacities both in Ethiopia & in the US. In her current position, she manages the financial activities of the center and assist small businesses including with international market research, financial projections, international pricing strategies, trade finance & cultural aspects. She has extensive experience in developing and delivering international trade related training & programs. She also helped develop for credit CGBP course materials for OSU students and to launch the first ever CGBP exam prep training program in Oklahoma.
Prior to joining OSU, Rebekah worked for Hawassa University in Ethiopia as an Accountant, a University Bid Document Evaluator & Interim Department Head of Internal Revenue Finance.
Rebekah earned her M.S. in International Business & Economic Relations from OSU and B.A. Degree in Accounting from Haramaya University in Ethiopia. She is also a NASBITE Certified Global Business Professional (CGBP).