More Women are Becoming Business Owners

More Women are Becoming Business Owners

A new report shows more and more women are starting their own businesses. In the Chippewa Valley the number of women-owned businesses is increasing.

According to a report by American Express, 1200 new businesses were started by women each day over the past year, which is a big increase from an average of 740 a day the year before.

Mickey Judkins, the CEO of Details on Water Street recently attended a conference at the White House. The conference was an opportunity for women to discuss ways to improve women-owned businesses.

"Wisconsin mirrors the national average, we have a 155,000 women owned business which is up 36%,” Judkins said.

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