In 2012, an estimated 126 million women were starting or running new
businesses in 67 economies around the world. In addition, an estimated 98
million were running established businesses. These women are not only creating
jobs for themselves and their co-founders, but they also employ others.
A projected 48 million female entrepreneurs and 64 million female business
owners currently employ one or more people in their businesses.
- Women’s Business Development Center
- At the Women’s Business Development Center, we help women business owners successfully achieve
economic independence through entrepreneurship. From workshops and business coaching to financial and
procurement assistance, we're here to support your business growth at every stage of business development.
- Why the World needs more Women Entrepreneurs
- Women’s empowerment will be front and centre in 2014 as more companies, communities and
countries invest in women’s entrepreneurship. Increasingly, they recognise what organisations
from the World Bank to Coca-Cola already know: that women are crucial to economic growth around the world.