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Bethlehem Tilahun Alemu is an Ethiopian entrepreneur and philanthropist. She is the founder and CEO of soleRebels, a footwear company based in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. She is also the founder of the Tsehai Publishers, a publishing house that focuses on books about Ethiopia. Bethlehem Tilahun Alemu was born in 1980 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. She attended the University of Addis Ababa, where she studied business management. After graduating, she worked in the banking sector for a few years before deciding to pursue her own business venture. In 2004, Bethlehem Tilahun Alemu founded soleRebels, a footwear company that produces shoes made from locally sourced materials. The company has since grown to become one of the most successful businesses in Ethiopia, with over 200 employees and a presence in over 20 countries. In addition to her business ventures, Bethlehem Tilahun Alemu is also a philanthropist. She is the founder of the Tsehai Publishers, a publishing house that focuses on books about Ethiopia. She is also the founder of the Bethlehem Tilahun Alemu Foundation, which provides scholarships to students in Ethiopia. Bethlehem Tilahun Alemu is estimated to have a net worth of $20 million. She has earned her wealth through her business ventures and philanthropic work.

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In 2017, "Garden of Coffee" was added to her companies. It begins with outlets in Addis Ababa.


In 2016 the company sold 125,000 pairs of shoes and it had created 1,200 jobs.


In 2014, Alemu announced a new business venture, The Republic of Leather, via a blog post on the soleRebels website. Alemu identified the luxury leather goods industry as being "ripe for a total re-imagining," along similar lines to what she had accomplished with soleRebels and the footwear industry. Besides espousing the same ideals of ecological and economic sustainability as soleRebels, The Republic of Leather is centered on principles of customer choice—customer choice of design, producer and receiving charity of 5% of the price they pay.


In early 2005, Alemu founded soleRebels to provide ecologically and economically sustainable jobs for her community.


Alemu was born in the Zenebework area of Addis Ababa. Her parents worked at a local hospital. Alemu attended public primary and secondary schools, and then went on to study accounting at Unity University, graduating in 2004.


Bethlehem Tilahun Alemu (born 1980) is an Ethiopian business woman, founder and executive director of soleRebels, Africa's "fastest growing footwear company". Alemu has received honors and accolades for her business acumen, as well as her efforts to shift the discourse on Africa away from poverty to the continent's entrepreneurial spirit, social capital, and economic potential. Alemu launched "The Republic of Leather", designing sustainable luxury leather goods, and "Garden of Coffee" retail outlets to promote Ethiopian coffees.