Recently, we partnered with the Institute for Economic Empowerment of Women and welcomed one of their members to our office. IEEW is a charity that provides business training and mentorship programs for women entrepreneurs in Afghanistan and Rwanda.
Over this past summer we were lucky enough to have Venny join our team and work alongside her. She's a successful business owner in Rwanda and plans many government events there, as well as weddings and social engagements. We enjoyed looking at some of her amazing photos from past events in her home country. It was wonderful to get to know Venny. She has a calming presence, a beautiful smile – and is a woman after our own hearts who loves shopping! Checking out the malls around the city was a particular highlight for her.
In July, Venny and Eventures helped with the 10for10 Making a Difference Awards event at the Oklahoma City Golf & Country Club. Awards were given to 10 women who’ve made a difference in Oklahoma to mark IEEW’s 10th Year of Global Impact. The students in town from Rwanda & Afghanistan joined to celebrate 10 amazing Oklahoma women, shop student handicrafts in the pop-up shop, and enjoy some tasty apps.
Read more about this important charity here. We were honored to be a part of it!