Women in 2017 have made a prominent voice for themselves, and won’t take no for an answer. Women are constantly achieving their dreams of owning and running their own corporations. This infographic celebrates the successes of female entrepreneurs.
In the U.S., it is estimated that 9 million companies are owned by females. These businesses account for nearly 30% of companies world-wide.
Where do we find these female bosses? The region of the U.S. that seems to have disproportionate female self-employment is the western region. Oregon in particular has the highest percentage of female self-employment at 45.4%. Perhaps women are attracted to sunny climates.
There are many companies out there who are run by female CEOs. One of the most popular companies run by one of these females is Forever 21. Forever 21 is a well-known clothing company run by co-founder and chief merchandising officer, Jin Sook Chang. Her company rakes in a mere $4.4 billion dollars every year.
Females are breaking through in the entrepreneurial world with great ideas and thriving businesses. Want to start a business of your own? Here’s an infographic on how to start a small business.