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Empresarias en Acción Ella Exporta Foro Peruvian Female Business Owners Thunderbird for Good State Department

How To Start a Business Without the Internet: Stories from Peruvian Women

March 26, 2018

If there is one word I would use to describe the women entrepreneurs I met in Peru, it would be resilience. On November 20th, 2017 I arrived in Lima, Peru to speak at Ella Exporta for Empresarias en Acción, the premier women’s entrepreneurship event sponsored by Thunderbird for Good and the State Department.read more

WEAmericas Accelerator participants

WeAmericas Accelerator Helps Central America's Women Entrepreneurs

March 7, 2018

In celebration of International Women’s Day, Thunderbird for Good honors the women of the WEAmericas Accelerator . Delivered by Thunderbird School of Global Management , WEAmericas Accelerator is an innovative, three-year U.S. Department of State program designed to drive the advancement of women-... read more

Farida Alimy from Afghan

Positive Change Begins with a Woman: Farida Alimy

March 7, 2018

In celebration of International Women’s Day on March 8, we continue to spotlight remarkable graduates of Project Artemis , who represent a face of positive change. Project Artemis is a transformative initiative delivered by Thunderbird School of Global Management that offers Afghan women... read more

Zainularab Miri from Afghan

Positive Change Begins with a Woman: Zainularab Miri

March 7, 2018

In celebration of International Women’s Day on March 8, we continue to spotlight remarkable graduates of Project Artemis , who represent a face of positive change. Project Artemis is a transformative initiative delivered by Thunderbird School of Global Management that offers Afghan women... read more

Aziza Mohmand in Kabul Afghanistan

Positive Change Begins with a Woman: Aziza Mohmand

March 7, 2018

There are so many issues in this world that need to be addressed. Complex problems that impact so many lives are often the toughest to tackle, especially when lives are at stake. From equal rights to poverty to gun violence and sexual assault, we all agree that something needs to be done, but how?... read more

Thunderbird Alumni support Project Artemis

Thunderbird Alums Work Together to Support Afghan Women

February 28, 2018

With International Women’s Day quickly approaching on March 8th, it is an important time to recognize Project Artemis, a program of Thunderbird for Good that has positively impacted one of the most vulnerable groups in the world, Afghan women, since 2005. With the support of alumni and friends of... read more

Afghan Women in STEM: Turning Adversity into Opportunity

February 12, 2018

There is a lot of talk these days around gender equality, in particular regarding the gap in the fields of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). In the US and most Western nations, women make up approximately 30% of the workforce in this area. Many people speculate on the reasons for... read more

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Empowering Women in El Salvador

January 30, 2018

Masshii is an El Salvadorean-owned business that employs deaf women who are trained in crafting handmade accessories. Masshii uses unconventional, environmentally friendly materials in their jewelry to make exquisite pieces.read more

Changing the World One Mentor at a Time

January 26, 2018

By Susan Aumack '88 As we come to the close of #MentoringMonth 2018, I’m reminded about my own experience with mentoring. For more than 25 years I’ve worked in the tech industry -- a male-dominated workplace with lots of challenges especially for women. Along the way I’ve been blessed with several... read more

Two Global Cohorts from Thunderbird for Good Programs

Women’s Entrepreneurship in the Americas

January 11, 2017

Global Cohorts from Thunderbird for Good Programs By: Ellen Alexander Thunderbird for Good is proud to announce a new project in Central America! Partnering with WEAmericas (Women’s Entrepreneurship in the Americas) and with funds from the United States Department of State’s Bureau of Western... read more