We Need To Close The Gender Pay Gap!


Women-Owned Business in the United States
  • More than 11.6 million firms are owned by women, employing nearly 9 million people, and generating $1.7 trillion in sales as of 2017.

  • Women-owned firms (51% or more) account for 39% of all privately held firms and contribute 8% of employment and 4.2% of revenues.


Businesses Owned by Women of Color
  • 5.4 million firms are majority-owned by women of color in the U.S.

  • These firms employ 2.1 million people and generate $361 billion in revenues annually.


Million-Dollar Businesses
  • One in five firms with revenue of $1 million or more is woman-owned.

  • 4.2% of all women-owned firms have revenues of 1 million or more.

  • Statistics from the American Express OPEN "The State of Women-Owned Businesses 2019” for full report click here.

 

Statistics from the American Express OPEN "The State of Women-Owned Businesses 2019” for full report click here. Article credit from nawbo.org.