For every 10 women-owned businesses launched since 2007, eight were started by women of color, according to the 2016 State of Women-Owned Businesses Report. In the past nine years, there’s been a 137% increase in Latina-owned businesses, a larger rise than that among any other demographic group in the U.S., the report found. (3.5 million women-owned businesses were founded during that period, according to the report, compared to 1.6 million firms owned by men.)Read more: Why More Women of Color Than Ever Are Starting Their Own Businesses
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“Women are underestimated powerhouses of an economy. This is not a fact that is relevant only to South Africa, but it is a global phenomenon. South Africa needs to not only build entrepreneurship, but to encourage and develop female business owners.four vibrant chapters in South Africa managed by Anni Bodington (bottom) and Miranda Isaakidis (top). We are well on the path of helping women business owners grow there.
Learn more: Small Business Friday aims to produce more women-owned enterprises
Monday, August 08, 2016
Here's a look at a few (e.g., one is Ursula Burns, CEO of Xerox, pictured) who are changing the landscape of corporate America for the better.
Read: 10 of the Most-Influential Women in Corporate America
Monday, August 01, 2016
Tin addition, they look at motivation, work-life balance, and knowing when you're approaching your burnout thresholds. All good and important stuff.
Here's a sampling on some of the articles featured at "Building Resilience:"
Monday, July 25, 2016
Take a look. If they are not already WPO members, they will be, soon.
12 Of The Most Promising Women Entrepreneurs Under 30 from Shark Tank
Monday, July 18, 2016
Most people when asked whether they are a good listener typically say "yes."
But, according to Harvard Business Review, here's how you really access whether you are a good listener.
Read more: What Great Listeners Actually Do
Now, tell me, who would have won our bet :-)?