Empowerment for All: Women from Afghanistan & Rwanda at IEEW's Leadership Development Week in Oklahoma City

OKLAHOMA CITY - July 11, 2023 - PRLog -- IEEW's 2023 Leadership Development Week is set to take place from July 17th to July 21st at Oklahoma Christian University. The event is designed to empower women from Afghanistan and Rwanda through the PEACE THROUGH BUSINESS ® program.

The week-long event will cover a wide range of topics such as leadership, marketing, international trade, risk and crisis management, managerial accounting, empowerment, strategy, clarity, and human resources. The goal is to provide real-world insight on relevant topics and give students a broad understanding of scaling and running a business successfully. The event will also focus on developing leadership skills in the community.

"We are excited to host the 2023 Leadership Development Week at Oklahoma Christian University," said Terry Neese, founder, and CEO of IEEW. "Our goal is to empower women from Afghanistan and Rwanda and help them become successful business leaders in their communities."

The event is open to the top academic PEACE THROUGH BUSINESS ® graduates from Afghanistan and Rwanda. It will provide a platform for the graduates to network and learn from each other. The event will also feature keynote speakers, panel discussions, and interactive workshops.

"We are thrilled to be a part of this event," said Dr. Brian Starr, Provost at Oklahoma Christian University. "We believe in the power of education and empowerment. This event aligns with our values and mission as a university."

IEEW's 2023 Leadership Development Week will wrap up on Friday, July 21 with a graduation ceremony, a Leadership Panel Briefing with women business leaders from Afghanistan and Rwanda, the Business Pitch Competition winners will be announced, along with the presentation of awards from Enterprising Women and the National Business Association award and scholarship.

In conclusion, IEEW's 2023 Leadership Development Week is an excellent opportunity for PEACE THROUGH BUSINESS ® graduates from Afghanistan and Rwanda to learn, network, and develop leadership skills. The event offers sponsorship opportunities for those who want to support empowering women in business. For more information about the event, visit the IEEW website.


The Institute for Economic Empowerment of Women (IEEW) is a non-profit organization founded in 2006, that exists to educate and empower women around the world economically, socially, and politically.

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