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ITU 2009: Cisco and Afghani Woman’s Journey to Entrepreneurship

- October 8, 2009 - 2 Comments

Lima Ahmed, entrepreneur from Afghanistan shares her journey from ITU 2006 in Hong Kong to her own internet shopping company focused on crafts made by Afghani’s. Ahmed shares how her inspiration came from hearing Tae Yoo, SVP Corporate Affairs at Cisco speak at the Women’s Breakfast in Hong Kong.

Also see this blog entry: Monique Morrow Highlights the Women’s Networking Breakfast

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  1. Dear Sylvia,Many thanks for your wonderful note on Cisco and its engagement with the women on Afghanistan.We are very committed !Warm regards,Monique J. Morrow

  2. This is marvelous to see that Cisco is on the ground helping women in Afghanistan with entrepreneurship. I recently became friends with Sonia Ziaee who worked as an IT instructor to women and girls in Kabul thanks to Cisco Systems. She is now in college in Australia and credits Cisco Systems for all the help they give Afghan women. Thank you Cisco for your assistance with women and girls being educated in Afghanistan.