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2% Club looks to help women scale their businesses

I recently conducted research in preparation for a roundtable discussion for women business owners with revenues in the $100,000s looking to scale to $1 million. I learned that only 2% of women generate a million dollars in annual revenue. The average generates $155,000 annually and has .9 employees. This was shocking. But it also inspired… Read More →

AZ Business Magazine July/August 2012

Az Business Magazine

Arizona Business Magazine July/August 2012 HEAR THEM ROAR The economic downturn affected almost every business. But consider this: women-owned businesses saw sales increase 95.5 percent and employment grow 46.4 percent from 1997-2012, according to an American Express OPEN research report. “It’s amazing the inroads women business owners have made … especially in male-dominated industries,” says… Read More →

Green Job Opportunities For Women

Green Job Opportunities for Women
by in Blogs | Green | Workforce

Recently, I attended the “Women & the Green Job Movement” panel hosted by the Chandler Chamber of Commerce and sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor and Zion & Zion. Our very own Tina Robinson, exhibit director for the Southwest Build-it-Green Expo & Conference, was asked to be part of the panel and speak on… Read More →