According to PriceWaterhouseCoopers, the number of female company heads in Russia more than doubled compared to last year. And the number of women who own their own businesses is also growing. It appears Russian women are at the forefront when it comes to going into business on their own.
As much as 89 percent of small businesses in Russia are owned by women. That makes us number one in the world. I was really surprised by these research findings.
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And more info on Women Entrepreneurs: Russian Federation can be found here.
Pictured: Nadezhda Kopytina, Founder and President of the Ledovo Group and also the first in the history of the Russian business winner in the nomination “The Best Businesslady”.