Snap Out of It! Women's Network is proud to align with The Institute for Economic Empowerment of Women as their non- profit partner. A portion of the proceeds from the conference will go to the IEEW organization, empowering women all across the globe! Here Dr. Neese speak at the Snap Out of It! Conference on September 16th & 17th at the BrookHaven Country Club in Farmer's Branch, Texas. To find out how you might get involved click here: IEEW
The room was filled with women wanting to know how to improve their own businesses and give back to the community. That is exactly what they learned during a discussion led by Dr. Terry Neese, founder and CEO of the Institute for Economic Empowerment of Women. Women in attendance included Hartford Insurance sales representatives and their female small business clients or prospective clients. Dr. Neese’s presentation included a discussion around the intersection of small business owner’s voice in policy and business, small business trends for 2011, and establishing the right networks.
About The Institute for Economic Empowerment of Women
Small business has been the backbone of economic stability, and the Institute for Economic Empowerment of Women (IEEW) believes that women are the key to the development and stability of business in emerging economies.
IEEW is a 501(c)(3) non-profit empowering women to grow their businesses, pursue greater entrepreneurial ventures, and become more active public policy advocates. The Institute accomplishes this mission by focusing on education, mentorship, and coaching women in the United States and abroad who are seeking to acquire entrepreneurial skills to help start and grow a business. The Institute was founded in 2006 by serial entrepreneur Terry Neese, whose credentials include Founder and President of Women Impacting Public Policy (WIPP), National President of National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO), past Distinguished Fellow at National Center for Policy Analysis (NCPA), and owner of several successful businesses.
The Institute for Economic Empowerment of Women is proud to celebrate its fifth year of empowering women globally.
About PEACE THROUGH BUSINESS™
It is widely acknowledged that societies who are economically stable have a much greater capacity for peace.
PEACE THROUGH BUSINESS™ is a business training and mentorship program for women entrepreneurs in Afghanistan and Rwanda. This program is implemented through three major components —In-Country Education, Leadership Development, and Train the Trainer—which combine to create a continuing program to educate women, promote their business and leadership skills, and to help build stable democracies.
The PEACE THROUGH BUSINESS™ program is completed annually in July with an International Women’s Economic Summit at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. where the students commit to paying forward their knowledge and empowering other women in their countries. The 2011 visiting entrepreneurs’ businesses range from cell phone distribution to silk worm farming. The tremendous success of the program is summed up by the philosophy IEEW’s President and CEO, Dr. Terry Neese, “Democracy has a better chance of flourishing when a country is economically sound. The best way I know to enrich an economy is to empower its women.” now to enrich an economy is to empower its women.”