|Kari Warberg Block, Owner of Earth-Kind Inc., with U.S. Senator Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D.|
Sunday, July 5, 2015
Thursday, July 2, 2015
Sunday, June 21, 2015
Thursday, June 18, 2015
There is one state that leads the nation in having the fastest-growing number of women-owned businesses. Can you guess which state it is? New York? California? Even Washington D.C. takes second place to this state.
Monday, June 15, 2015
|Kelly Keenan Trumpbour|
Friday, June 12, 2015
A study done recently by Zeneger Folkman, a company that specializes in leadership studies, found that women outranked men as better bosses in small business. Their research showed that women have many characteristics that just make them better leaders than men.
Sunday, June 7, 2015
Sunday, May 31, 2015
|Joanna Goddard of A Cup of Jo|
Sunday, May 24, 2015
|Grant winner Jerleen White (right), owner of JOEL Printing|
Wednesday, May 20, 2015
From 1997 to 2015, the number of companies in the U.S. owned by women increased by 74 percent, according to the 2015 American Express State of Women Owned Business Report. Among all the U.S. states, the three that have the slowest growth of women-owned businesses are Maine (36%), Kansas (32%), Iowa (27%), West Virginia (26%), and Alaska (14%).
Thursday, May 14, 2015
Sunday, May 10, 2015
|Sally Smith, CEO of Buffalo Wild Wings|
Wednesday, May 6, 2015
|Jennifer Bass, Owner of Essve Tech|
Friday, May 1, 2015
|Yahoo! CEO, Marissa Mayer|
Wednesday, April 29, 2015
Women-owned and women-led businesses across the country have until May 31, 2015, to apply for one of up to 10 grants from the Eileen Fisher Women-Owned Business Grant Program. For the past 12 years, the company has recognized women-owned companies that foster environmental and economic health in their communities.
Saturday, April 25, 2015
When it comes to businesses owned by women, it might be more appropriate to say "You have a long way to go, baby," rather than "You've come a long way, baby." (Josie and the Pussycats) Why? Because women still own less than 30 percent of all businesses in the U.S.
Wednesday, April 22, 2015
|Liz Gutman and Jen King, Owners of Liddabit Sweets, Brooklyn, NY|
Thursday, April 16, 2015
It was President Obama who said, "When women succeed, America succeeds." So, why are women still earning only $.78 of every $1.00 that a man earns? According to a recent report released by the Institute Women's Policy Research, women in ALL 50 states are poorer than men -- that's right, this is the case in EVERY U.S. state!
Monday, April 13, 2015
Between 1997 and 2013, the number of businesses owned by women in the U.S. grew by 59 percent, according to the National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO). Female entrepreneurs generate more than $1.3 trillion in total revenues and are responsible for more than 8.6 million businesses in the U.S.
Wednesday, April 8, 2015
What entrepreneur wouldn't want to reach that $1 million level in revenues! But only 2 percent of women who own their own businesses are able to reach it. On the other hand, companies owned by men are 3.5 times more likely to hit the $1 million mark. What's up with that??
Saturday, April 4, 2015
|Fran Pastore, CEO of Women's Business Development Council|
Tuesday, March 31, 2015
A disturbing report has been released by the American Association of University Women (AAUW). The report shows that although progress has been made by women in STEM fields (science, technology, engineering and mathematics), the field of computer science is falling behind at alarming rates.
Sunday, March 29, 2015
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, there were 3.5 million nurses employed in 2011. Of that number, 3.2 million or about 91 percent were female and 330,000 were male. So, it is safe to say that women dominate the nursing field. So, why do women nurses make only 91 cents for every dollar that male nurses earn?