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Research Reports

Research on Black Women Entrepreneurs: Past and Present Conditions of Black Women’s Business Ownership

October 2016
Our analysis of the 2012 Survey of Business Owners highlight that some of the most dramatic increases in entrepreneurship occurred in women of color.  In late 2015, we commissioned research to investigate Black women’s business ownership as it has seen a sharp...

Research on Women’s Participation in Corporate Supplier Diversity Programs, Part 1

June 2016
Corporate supplier diversity programs are a “win-win” for customers and suppliers as they positively affect the marketplace by increasing the number of qualified and experienced members of the supply chain.  For women-owned firms, corporate supplier...

Annual Reports

The Tipping Point for Women's Entrepreneurship

10 Million Strong - The Tipping Point for Women's Entrepreneurship

December 2015
We are pleased to share the Council's Annual Report for Fiscal Year 2015:10 Million Strong - The Tipping Point for Women's Entrepreneurship2015 was a transformational year for women entrepreneurs and their businesses. Women are starting 1,...
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Building Bridges: Leveraging Research and Relationships to Impact the Business Climate for Women

December 2014
We are pleased to announce the release of our 2014 Annual Report, "Building Bridges: Leveraging Research and Relationships to Impact the Business Climate for Women." This report is a synthesis of our research and the implications of our findings for the women'...

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