Where are the greatest opportunities for women in the future? Often (or particularly) at the beginning of a brand-new decade, it is necessary to look ahead at how the future of tech can depend on more women entering the sector. At what level do we want to find ourselves in 2030? Where do we truly […]
Here at WIB-I, we like to focus on specific industries that we see women thriving in, despite historical lashbacks. One such industry you might find is surprisingly progressing faster than others is that of public relations. Public relations is still a male-dominated industry though, so the question of salary amounts for women versus men, treatment […]
Women have been growing and flexing their muscle in building the US economy, becoming entrepreneurs by the thousands. However, when it comes to raising capital, it’s a different story.
The number of businesses owned by women of color has increased rapidly since 1997 when there were just under one million. Today, that number has more than doubled to an estimated 2,934,500 accounting for one in three (32%) of women-owned firms.
More than 110,000 clean energy, clean transportation jobs announced in 2012 WASHINGTON (March 6, 2013) – Companies and communities across the country announced more than 300 clean energy and clean transportation projects in 2012 that are expected to create 110,000 jobs, according a report released today by Environmental Entrepreneurs.
BETHLEHEM, PA —Hiring will be up for new college graduates, according to a new report by the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE). NACE’s Job Outlook 2013 survey shows that employers anticipate hiring 13 percent more Class of 2013 college graduates than they hired from the Class of 2012.
Home health and personal care aides top the list at 70 percent growth through 2020 The prolonged housing market meltdown pushed Ann Jacobi Brown, a real estate broker of 11 years, to switch careers at midlife. At age 52, she is months away from graduating with a bachelor’s degree in nursing from the University of […]
As of 2012, it is estimated that there are more than 8.3 million women-owned businesses in the United States, generating nearly $1.3 trillion in revenue and employing nearly 7.7 million people, according to the second annual State of Women-Owned Businesses Report, commissioned by American Express OPEN. The growth in the number (up 54 percent), employment (up 9 percent) […]
Minority Small Business Government Contractors Investing More for Success but Efforts Pay Off, Finds New Study Women and Minority Active Contractors More Likely Than Non-Contracting Peers to Exceed $1 Million in Revenue NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–A new report, “Women and Minority Small Business Contractors: Divergent Paths to Equal Success”, released today by American Express OPEN finds that minority […]