Yanit Balachew

Brand Manager
Nutricia

Yanit Belachew is the Brand Manager for products covering Rare Metabolic Disorders at Nutricia North America, the medical division of Danone. She fell in love with brand marketing while completing a Master of Science in Integrated Marketing Communications from Northwestern University. Her career spans multiple industries from medical marketing, CPG and federal consulting during her time with Booz Allen Hamilton. In her spare time, Yanit serves on the board of directors and volunteers as the Director of Communications for Your Ethiopian Professionals, a local NGO created to Ethiopian professionals transition their careers to the US market. When she's not in a marketing role, she loves to travel, run and and get her hands dirty with DIY projects.