Wednesday, February 21, 2007

Wanted: Female Bosses To Sell Going It Alone

One thousand self-employed women in the UK will be recruited to help the government spread a ‘can-do’ attitude among enterprising females too timid -- yes you read that right -- to ‘go it alone.’

The plan to develop a national network of women-only business ambassadors was hatched yesterday by Margaret Hodge, the small business minister, at a conference in Brighton.

Speaking at the event, Ms Hodge said three quarters of a million more businesses could operate nationwide - but only if the UK matches the level of female start-up rates in the US.

Are you a 'can-do' ambassador? Then start spreading the word throughout the UK and the rest of the world.

Read more here.

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

Chapter 33
Rosa Parks

Our mistreatment was just not right, and I was tired of it. ~ Rosa Parks

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