Dr. Agnieszka Klucznik-Törő (pictured), founder and general manager of the International Center for Entrepreneurship (ICE), says:
In the past two decades, female entrepreneurs have accounted for around a third of all businesses in the UK, 26% in France and 37% all businesses in the USA. Yet, women constitute of 52% of the total population in Europe.
Recognizing these challenges, WINGS, the European Network of Female Entrepreneurs, was launched to take action and offer support. The platform is available in nine European languages, reaches out to users in 24 countries, and has nearly 22 000 visitors.
Women face many challenges in relation to entrepreneurship. Here are a three that Dr. Agnieszka Klucznik-Törő talks about in her article:
- Lack of business ideas and knowledge
- Fear of failure
- Low entrepreneurial self-efficacy
Read more: Entrepreneurship: the ‘she’ factor
Speaking of giving wings to female entrepreneurs worldwide, USA-based WEGG has its next webinar scheduled for March 2nd at 11:00 a.m. Central time and will be presented by legal expert Susan Meyer. She’ll discuss everything you need to know about protecting your best global business asset: intellectual property. Register here — it’s no charge! Note: WEGG webinar presenters are signed up on the LinkedIn WEGG Group to answer questions immediately following webinars and to mentor female entrepreneurs worldwide. Go here to get on board!