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Ms Bekele's work has been covered constantly in the media, since the time she started her entrepreneurship. Her Companies have made great impact in technology transfer, from the U.S. to Africa and the project she handles are large scale in implementation, and international bids that have significant impact at a national and inter-continental level. Therefore, Bekele is constantly in the news being asked to give her views and opinions on her businesses and the activities she is involved in, which has been to the interest of the general public.

Date Media Headline
May 2016 #ELLE101: #WomenInBusiness Twitter Chat with Sophia Bekele May 06
Jan 2016 Quantum Global Bolstering Thought Leadership Initiative
Jan 2016 Sophia Bekele: Connecting Africa, Inspiring Youth
Dec. 2015 Quantum Global Advisory Board hosts Symposium of Female Entrepreneurism in Africa
Oct. 2015 "The Market Has No Morality" Sophia Bekele Speaks on Business Ethics and Accountability
July 2015 African tech entrepreneurs building bridges with Silicon Valley
July 2015 Ethiopian Born Entrepreneur Sophia Bekele Wins .Africa Domain Name Accountability Suit Against ICANN
July 2015 Sophia Bekele: AU Declaration on Internet Governance (IG) needs more participation, infringes on national sovereignty
June 2015 Global Economy Desperately Needs Better Steering on Gender Balance
May 2015 Berkeley Haas 2015 Africa Business Forum
May 2015 Top ICT DIVA Sophia Bekele Trendsets at UC Berkeley Haas School of Business, heralding “Mobile technology is the future of the internet”
May 2015 Africa: The Next Frontier For Mobile Technology
May 2015 African leaders need to “leapfrog the shackles of convention” experts say
April 2015 2015 edition of e-Learning Conference returns to Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Dec 2014 From International IT Auditor to Global Entrepreneur Sophia Bekele
Oct 2014 THE SCOOP with Salim Amin: In Conversation with Sophia Bekele Eshete
Oct 2014 Africa, get ready for the scoop! From entertainment superstars like Akon and Jude Law, to entrepreneurs Sophia Bekele and Kris Senanu, business mogul Dr Manu Chandaria, Jeff Koinange
June 2014 Sophia Bekele aka AddisHilton, gives The SCOOP on her story of Balancing Life & Work and how Change is Controversial
May 2014 New York Forum AFRICA 2014: Bekele Moderates a High Level Panel on US/Africa
May 2014 New York Forum AFRICA 2014: NYFA TV: Interview with SOPHIA BEKELE
April 2014 Sophia Bekele named "Top 20 Inspirational African Diaspora Women Professionals in Europe" by (ADIPWE)
Feb 2014 Sophia Bekele: The AUCC debate on CyberSecurity needs to involve all stakeholders
Nov 06 13 Bloomberg TV Features Sophia Bekele Founder and CEO of CBS International and DotConnectAfrica as,"African Women to Watch"
May 2013 New African Collector’s Edition names Sophia Bekele amongst 50 Trailblazers under 50 - A future Made in Africa
May 2013 Ethiopian Women Unleashed : Sophia Bekele Eshete
April 06 13 An Ethiopian woman fighting for .africa, a new generic Top-Level Domain
Nov 13 12 DotConnectAfrica speaks out on the .dotafrica in an Exclusive Interview
April 09 12 Influential Ethiopian Women – 2011/2012
Mar 09 12 Governments have no role in managing gTLDs
Mar 02 12 New gTLD News: Connecting a Continent with .Africa
Dec 07 11 Scramble for 'dot africa' internet domain name
Nov 18 11 Yes to .AFRICA Lanched by DotConnectAfrica
Nov 17 11 DotConnectAfrica expresses commitment to work with African ccTLDs
Jun 14 11 Sophia Bekele, Dot Connect Africa's start up success
June 2011 Domain names take centre stage as ICANN meeting hits homestretch
June 11 With a domain name, Africa has opportunity to e-brand itself
May 11 Ethiopian Champion of the .Africa initiative
Mar 26 ,11 Upper Reach UK Cover DotConnectAfrica
Oct 2011 The Munich Conference on New TLDs, How to successfully build a community around your TLD
Dec 2010 CONNECTING AFRICA - Towards a Digital Africa, naming her Brains behind .Africa , Page 44
Dec 11 10 Internet News
Oct 30,10 Achieving Women : Connecting Africa to the World Web
Sep 15, 10 Can "Africa" get a make-over?
Sep 10 ,10 Dot Africa campaign to brand continent
Sep 09, 10 Regional ICT summit attracts a galaxy of speakers
Aug 17, 10 Africa domain attracts interest
Aug 02, 10 Kenya IGF discusses IPV6, IXPs
Jun 16, 10 "First International E-governance conference" Tripoli, Libya
Jun 02, 10 Celebrating the fibre revolution
May 27, 10 Uniting Africa through IT
Mar 29, 10 Search on for African domain
Mar 28 ,10 African Businesses Hope to see Boost from Internet Advances
Mar 22, 10 Announcing the birth of the dot.africa generation
Dec 07, 09 DotConnectAfrica Preparing to Launch .Africa
Nov 06, 09 Africa may soon get its own top-level Internet domain
Feb 16, 08 Woman who makes true changes in the world — a real Powerhouse.
Sep 07, 07 In a world of .com and .org, why not .Africa?
Oct 17, 07 Branding Africa with a new domain
Nov 28, 07 Coverage of SBCNet Projects
Aug 5, 01 Coverage of CBS Projects