The Benefits of Empowering Girls
Women in Business:
One in every 11 adult women in the U.S. owns a business. Female entrepreneurship has been growing at twice the national average since 1997.
Women-owned businesses generate $1.5 trillion in sales and employ 9.2 million people.
Women earn more than half of all bachelor’s degrees.
Women-owned firms in the U.S. are more likely than all firms to offer flex-time, tuition reimbursement, and profit sharing to their employees.
Women dominate the social service fields as teachers, social workers and healthcare workers
Women in Philanthropy:
Women business owners are giving of their time, talent and treasure: 7 in 10 volunteer at least once per month; 31% contribute $5,000 or more to charity annually; and 15% give $10,000 or more.
Women are more likely to serve in volunteer leadership positions than men.
Women are more likely to give to third world countries than men
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