Women in Business

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More and more woman are entering the business world.  We are no longer stuck in the shadows of our male counterparts.  For decades women have fought for the right to vote, for equality and for equal pay.  Although the Equal Rights Amendment has not passed in all states, more women are entrepreneurs.  People are seeing that having women in a business is a good thing for not only their community, but for the whole world.
Some of the top Fortune 500 companies have women as their chief executive officer(CEO).  Mary Barra is the CEO of General Motors, Indra Nooyi is the CEO of PepsiCo and the list goes on and on.   Now, women only represent less than  five percent of those CEOs listed on Fortune 500, they are making strides in big and small businesses.  Women are proving that they have what it takes to make it in the business world.

Meredith Singer of Miss Bongo is another top woman in business. She is one of the rising stars in the digital design industry.  She is the Vice President of Digital Design for Miss Bongo Prix.  She is able to work remotely and can travel.I think this is what all women should do, WORK REMOTELY.  I love that idea and I have been able to implement in my life, too.  She advises others that research is the key to being an entrepreneur.

Women have proven that we are a force to be reckoned with in the business world.  We can be mothers and wives/partners and still have a stake in business.  Gone are the days of the expectations for women to stay home and take care of kids and the house.  There are so many women that are single mothers and making in the business world. Taking on more roles than ever before, women can be a CEO or chairman of any company,just like our male counter parts.

I support women owned businesses in my community and you should, too.  Women empowering women is the best way to help women in business.  A very good friend of mine owns a local art studio where she has paint parties, teaches art classes and sells art supplies and paintings.  Another friend of mine stopped working for a salon franchise and opened up her own salon and spa.  I support both of these businesses with not only my money, but with my voice,  I tell other men and women about both of them.  I am happy to say they have patrons that are both men and women.  That is, after all,how it is supposed to be.

There are many ways a woman can get start her own business  The Small Business Administration is the first place you should start, if you start a small business.  If you already have a job, start applying for those jobs that are traditionally held by men. Update that resume', when you know you have the education and skill set to do the job! 

Who is your favorite woman in business?


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