A Show about the Entrepreneurial Life

Connie Duckworth

Founder, Arzu

Connie DuckworthConnie Duckworth is the founder and President of Arzu, an organization that promotes economic independence among women in Afghanistan through the sale of rugs. Arzu sources rugs from weavers in Afghanistan, sells them in the United States, and compensates these women at above market rates.

Connie is also the author of The Old Girls’ Network, a book that provides tips to women in entrepreneurial and corporate environments. Connie describes how she launched Arzu after retiring from a 20 year career at Goldman Sachs, from scratch.

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