Peace Through Business
Inspiring stories of Afghanistan and Rwanda business women participating in the IEEW Peace Through Business program.
info_outline Ep. 7: Priscilla Umutashya Ruzibuka: Beautiful Clothes for Children Creates Sustainability 07/25/2019
Ep. 7: Priscilla Umutashya Ruzibuka: Beautiful Clothes for Children Creates Sustainability Priscilla Umutashya Ruzibuka grew up knowing that she wanted to have a positive impact on the lives of others. After witnessing her former babysitter learn the art of tailoring and use it to gain success and economic independence, Priscilla was inspired to delve into this field. Her company, Ki-Pepeo Kids, is a social enterprise creating children's clothing made in Rwanda. Ki-Pepeo means 'butterfly” in Swahili.
info_outline Ep. 6-Hasina Aimaq: Growing Up in my Brave Mother's Burqa 07/25/2019
Ep. 6-Hasina Aimaq: Growing Up in my Brave Mother's Burqa Hasina Aimaq, the only daughter in a family of artisans, pursued a business degree and then took over her mother's business, Hasina Design, to expand it. Since then, Hasina has branched out into her own business, Hasina Food Production Co. Currently, she runs both her business and her mother's and also works with a local NGO to promote other women's businesses.
info_outline Ep. 4: Chantal Munanayire: Forgive and forget, then move forward! 07/25/2019
Ep. 4: Chantal Munanayire: Forgive and forget, then move forward! Chantal became the first woman elected President of Rwanda Garage Association. In 2014, she graduated from the PEACE THROUGH BUSINESS® Program and was awarded Enterprising Woman of the Year by Enterprising Women Magazine. she was honored as a Woman of Courage by the American Embassy. Since 2015, Chantal has taken on the role of InCountry Facilitator Rwanda.
info_outline Ep. 3-Manizha Wafeq: Creating peace and well-being through business IS women’s rights 07/25/2019
Ep. 3-Manizha Wafeq: Creating peace and well-being through business IS women’s rights Manizha Wafeq graduated from the inaugural PEACE THROUGH BUSINESS® class in 2007 and is currently teaching her 12th year of the program in Kabul as the In-Country Facilitator for Afghanistan. In this role, she has taught and mentored more than 400 Afghan businesswomen in Kabul and other smaller provinces. Manizha is the co-founder of the PEACE THROUGH BUSINESS® Network and Leading Entrepreneurs for Afghanistan's Development (LEAD).
info_outline Ep. 5-Barbara Umuhoza: Finding healing, strength and hope from meaningful relationships 07/25/2019
Ep. 5-Barbara Umuhoza: Finding healing, strength and hope from meaningful relationships Barbara Umuhoza formed her company, Eclat Communications, as a way for people to create and maintain meaningful relationships with each other. During her years as a pastor, Barbara came to believe that people can vastly improve their lives with deep, meaningful conversations in which they will find healing, strength and hope. With this presence and passion, she aims to produce content that will inspire the youth to strive for their dreams.
info_outline Ep. 2: Nan McKay: Bringing the extraordinary women of Afghanistan and Rwanda to Trailblazers Impact 07/25/2019
Ep. 2: Nan McKay: Bringing the extraordinary women of Afghanistan and Rwanda to Trailblazers Impact Nan McKay, founder of TrailBlazers Impact and Peace Through Business podcasts, focuses on inspirational stories of ordinary women with extraordinary achievements. In this episode she talks about her experience in podcasting 20 brave and amazing business women of Afghanistan and Rwanda while attending the Peace Through Business Summit!
info_outline Ep. 1: Dr. Terry Neese: A global leader, empowering women worldwide for decades 07/24/2019
Ep. 1: Dr. Terry Neese: A global leader, empowering women worldwide for decades Dr. Terry Neese has been a global leader for decades. She is a serial entrepreneur, founding both for-profit and non-profit organizations. She shares her life experiences including National Association for Women Business Owners (NAWBO) President and the founding of IEWW, an organization to educate and empower women business owners.