INTERVIEW: Mahlet Yohannes launched Silks of Sheba to celebrate her African heritage

Mahlet Yohannes is the founder of the lifestyle brand, Silks of Sheba. She is an...

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Mahlet Yohannes is the founder of the lifestyle brand, Silks of Sheba. She is an up-and-coming entrepreneur with a career background in aviation & hospitality industry.

Silks of Sheba is influenced by Mahlets many years of traveling across the world. I immersed myself in the different cultures, languages, and experiences that I encountered throughout my career. In the past 10+ years, I have been lucky enough to visit more than 70 countries. This has been a wonderful way to see the world and become immersed in the design community says Mahlet. She launched Silks of Sheba to celebrate her African heritage while empowering local artisan communities and supporting nonprofit charities that build water wells in rural Africa.

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