The Institute for
Economic Empowerment
of Women

What We Do

It is widely acknowledged that economically stable societies have a much greater capacity for peace. Small business has always been the backbone of economic stability; and the Institute believes that diversity is the key to the development and stability of business in emerging economies around the globe.

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Under the umbrella of IEEW operates the PEACE THROUGH BUSINESS® Program. Our program works to educate and empower women business owners.

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PEACE THROUGH BUSINESS® students in Afghanistan and Rwanda come from diverse ethnicities within their countries and their businesses reflect that diversity by industry.

Dr. Sharifa Hesarnaee, OB/GYN with her mentor Susan Chambers, OB/GYN, in Oklahoma City during mentorship week 2018


One of the key parts of the PEACE THROUGH BUSINESS® Program is mentorship. Our students are paired with accomplished business owners who work with them in various capacities.

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