Study of Women-Owned and Led Businesses: An Overview of the Data in NWBC’s Special Tabulations

ByNWBC Council

Study of Women-Owned and Led Businesses: An Overview of the Data in NWBC’s Special Tabulations

Study of Women-Owned and Led Businesses: An Overview of the Data in NWBC’s Special Tabulations

Using custom datasets from the Census Bureau’s 2002 Survey of Business Owners and Self-Employed Persons (SBO), this report assesses the economic impact of women-owned and women-led firms on the U.S. economy by examining their receipts, compensation, geography, industry, and ethnography. This study indicates that the economic contributions of women business owners are greater than previously reported.

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NWBC Council administrator

The National Women’s Business Council (NWBC) is a nonpartisan federal advisory council established to serve as an independent source of advice and policy recommendations to the President, the Congress, and the Administrator of the U.S. Small Business Administration on issues related to women’s business enterprise. The Council is comprised of eight small business owners from across the country, six representatives of national women’s business organizations, and one Chairperson, Liz Sara, who was recently appointed by President Donald J. Trump in August 2018.