When women do better, economies do better. That’s why Facebook is celebrating women who have built and run businesses, and delivering resources to help those who might one day do so themselves.
Because the next successful entrepreneur could be anyone. She could even be you.
Three main things are holding women back: access to finance (38%) concerns over financial security (34%) and a lack of confidence (25%).**
of women could think of a female role model who is running a similar business in their chosen sector – an increase of 6% from 2016.**
On average women entrepreneurs tend to be younger than male counterparts and operate newer businesses smaller in turnover and size.