Tuesday, July 20, 2004

Wage gap contributing to women-owned business, entrepreneur says

Women-owned businesses are growing in part because of the continued wage gap between men and women, The Entrepreneur's Source in Des Peres, Mo., said Friday.

And just look at this folks:

Miller said recent data issued by the Institute for Women's Policy Research showed that women's average pay is about 44 percent of what a man earns in the same job over the course of their career.

"It's not surprising that women are turning away from the corporate world, where inequality persists, instead of opting for a bright future of an entrepreneur," said Miller.

To read the full article, visit the St. Louis Business Journal: http://stlouis.bizjournals.com/stlouis/stories/2004/07/12/daily77.html?jst=b_ln_hl.

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