Encourage male peers and colleagues to sponsor women for opportunities, from job promotions to nominations to boards.
By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0)
Buck the trend and go big. 88% of women-owned firms in the U.S. are sole-proprietorships, according to an female entrepreneurship report by public radio reporter Ashley Milne-Tyte. She talks with prominent women working to increase women’s participation in high-growth entrepreneurship.
Where today’s highly educated women fall flat on opportunities to spur new job creation is explained by Kauffman vice president Lesa Mitchell, who explains a major problem for women’s advancement in entrepreneurship – the “network problem”: