This conference celebrates and recognizes courageous women from two war torn countries, Afghanistan and Rwanda, who have opened and run successful businesses. The PEACE THROUGH BUSINESS® program has trained almost 600 women business owners in Afghanistan and Rwanda. IBM will sponsor the Leadership Development Summit featuring the latest students progressing through this renowned program!... Those women have put around 13,000 of their fellow countrymen and women to work. 80% of all graduates are still in business today. The sponsors, including IBM provide technology, economic and leadership content.