Thursday, December 07, 2006

Does Your State Make An Impact With Woman-Owned Businesses?

Majority women-owned firms are growing at a rate nearly twice the U.S. average, contribute $1.1 trillion in revenues to the economy and create jobs for 7.2 million Americans.

The Center for Women’s Business Research today announced its biennial update of state and metro area figures for women-owned businesses. Drawing on the most recently available U.S. Census data, the research provides the most comprehensive statistical snapshot of today’s 7.7 million majority women-owned firms (firms at least 51% owned by a woman or women). The data released by the Center looks at the impact of these firms in individual states, regions and metropolitan areas.

Read more here.

Separately and from the book "Women Who Changed The World:"

Chapter 12
Jane Austen

That young lady has a talent for describing the involvements of feelings and characters or ordinary life which is to me the most wonderful I ever met with. ~ Sir Walter Scott

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