The potential of women entrepreneurs constitutes an underdeveloped source of economic growth and of new jobs. They represent, on average, 30 per cent of entrepreneurs in the European Union but often face greater difficulties than men in starting up businesses and in accessing finance and training.
Help is on the way. Introducing … the new European Network of Female Entrepreneurship Ambassadors, whose goal is to boost the rate of women business activity across Europe.
The “Ambassadors” will share their experiences of becoming and being a businesswoman at promotional events and act as role models to inspire women to become entrepreneurs.
Did you know?
There are 23 million SMEs in Europe with an average size of five persons. They represent two-thirds of the total employment (that is more than 100 million jobs) and 99,8 per cent of all enterprises.
Posted by: Laurel Delaney