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Peace Through Business

How One Small Step Makes Big Changes for Women

Homa Usmany | Posted 07.20.2016 | Impact
Homa Usmany

I was born in the Kandahar Province in Afghanistan. Most people outside of my country have probably never heard of this place. My neighbors are conservative Pashtun, many of whom believe that women are not as mentally or physically able as men and are born to serve their husbands and raise their children. For as long as I can remember, I was determined to break this way of thinking through one of the most effective means possible -- education.

How To Change The World –- One Woman At A Time

Manizha Wafeq | Posted 07.17.2014 | Impact
Manizha Wafeq

When governments, businesses and communities invest in women -- and when they work to eliminate inequalities -- we're all less likely to be plagued by poverty.

Afghan and Rwandan Women Learn Entrepreneurial Skills From U.S. Mentors

Susan Wilson Solovic | Posted 09.20.2013 | Impact
Susan Wilson Solovic

Entrepreneurs from Afghanistan and Rwanda are spending three weeks in the United States, gaining valuable skills and insight they can use to build and expand their own businesses, as well as to train others in their communities to do the same.