Kidus Mehalu is the co-founder and executive director of Teachings of Entrepreneurship on Antipoverty Movement (TEAM), a think tank dedicated to advancing entrepreneurship, promoting values of economic freedom and propagating the foundations of a decent society as a basis for human interaction in Ethiopia. Kidus obtained a bachelor’s in business administration in 2008 from Curtin University in Western Australia, and received a graduate diploma in international business from FUNDESEM Business School in 2009 in Spain. He received an advanced postgraduate diploma in European economy from the University of Bologna in 2011. Kidus completed his course on the philosophical, moral, political, legal, economic and institutional foundations of liberty as a Frederic Bastiat Scholar from the CATO Institute in 2012.