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Past Research

Entrepreneurial Ecosystems and their Service of Women Entrepreneurs

April 2017

Women-owned businesses are a significant and growing but underrepresented segment of the U.S. economy.  In order for the United States, and its...



On the Commercialization Path: Entrepreneurship and Intellectual Property Outputs among Women in STEM

March 2017

Commissioned by the National Women's Business Council and prepared by BD2,LLC and RTI International, On the Commercialization Path:...



Women’s Participation in Business Incubators and Accelerators

March 2017

Women entrepreneurs are a vital component to the U.S. economy, as they are responsible for the creation of both new businesses and jobs. However,...



Social Entrepreneurship Amongst Women and Men in the United States

February 2017

Commissioned by the National Women's Business Council and prepared by Siri Terjesen, PhD, Social Entrepreneurship Amongst Women and Men in the...



Research on Supply and Demand Perspectives on Women's Participation in Corporate Supplier Diversity Programs

December 2016

We know that 10 million women-owned businesses exist in this country. However, fewer than 2 percent of these businesses exceed $1 million in...



Research Summary: Supply and Demand Perspectives on Women's Participation in Corporate Supplier Diversity Programs

December 2016

This research summary offers a synopsis of our report, Supply and Demand Perspectives on Women's Participation in Corporate Supplier Diversity...



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...



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...


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