Why women in Texas are flourishing
Successful women like Arita Nicholas, who owns one of the largest woman- and minority-owned commercial printers in Houston, and Julissa Carielo who opened her own construction business feel that it is important to have capital, fewer barriers to women entrepreneurs, and freedom to expand and grow in order to become successful business owners. Texas offers all of that.
Although California is still the number one state for number of women-owned companies, Texas is growing fast. In fact, the state is growing at the second-fastest rate, even faster than California and New York. But that's not all. In addition, Texas boasts the following:
- Number 2 in the nation for number of businesses owned by Latinas
- Number 3 in the nation for number of businesses owned by African-American women and by Asian-American women
But Texas isn't stopping here. According to Governor Abbott, his goal "is to make Texas the No. 1 state for women-owned businesses."
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