Yodit Denekew was born and raised in Bahir Dar, Ethiopia. In May 2015, she has earned her MBA degree from Maharishi University of Management in Iowa; then relocated to DMV region to work as an Auditor at a CPA firm. She is currently attending courses to wind up for Certified Public Accountant (CPA).
Yodit has been a piece of various community service events and calls. She has volunteered in her group with a stage that was given to her. Yodit is a 2012 service recipient from United Nation Volunteers (UNV) in her commitment towards the cause of international peace and development. Yodit also serves as a board member for Ethio-American Society of CPAs & Finance Professionals (ESCPA) group with a main mission to build leaders that shape the future of accounting, auditing, and finance professionals. In 2006, during the first Miss Bahir Dar beauty contest, Yodit was one of top five contestants.
She is honored to utilize a platform as large as Miss Ethiopia USA pageant to empower and propel youthful Ethiopian ladies. Her goal is to reach out to underprivileged children in Ethiopia and teach how valuable education is to the young girls. It is her desire that this message get completed among Ethiopian people as well as women over African landmass.