Where are women entrepreneurs rising fastest? Forget the advanced country of the United States! It’s Sao Paulo (related article here), Manila and Mumbai where women are leapfrogging to business ownership. What are they selling? Think simplistically: mangoes and home-made blouses.
Women in these countries are newly empowered by remarkable gains in political representation, legal rights and, especially, education. But more important, they are rising in the 21st century’s key economic strata: as business owners.
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Posted by: Laurel Delaney