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Women-Owned Businesses – The Future is Now!

San Diego, CA • November 16, 2011

Hosted by WITI San Diego, 85 Broads Members are invited and offered a discount. Women-owned businesses are a critical part of America’s 21st century economy. The growth of women-owned businesses, a...

Wednesday, November 16, 2011 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM EST

Fish and Richardson
12390 El Camino Real
San Diego, CA 92130
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Hosted by WITI San Diego, 85 Broads Members are invited and offered a discount.

Women-owned businesses are a critical part of America’s 21st century economy. The growth of women-owned businesses, and their performance as job creators at a time when other privately-held businesses are losing jobs, testifies to the importance of women-owned businesses to the economy. As of 2011, it is estimated that there are over 8.1 million women-owned businesses generating $1.3 trillion in revenues and employing nearly 7.7 million people. Even during these trying economic times, women-owned businesses added roughly 500,000 jobs while other private firms lost jobs.

At the same time, women-owned businesses have their own unique set of challenges and we must find the best way to solve these problems. What are the characteristics of businesses owned by women as compared to those owned by men? What are the measures needed to support women business owners?

Topics to be covered include:
• Types of businesses – Product, Services, Franchise, Technology, Social Enterprise
• What does it mean to be an Entrepreneur
• Highlight of successful women entrepreneurs
• Making it personal – Exploring your ideas and potential
• Women owned vs. Men owned – Opportunities, Challenges
• Getting Started – Timing, Resources, Next Steps

Join us to learn about new trends, challenges and opportunities that exist for women entrepreneurs that did not exist before!

Sign-up: http://www.witi.com/sandiego/meeting.php?id=2604

85 Broads Discount Code (for $10 off):
SDWITI11



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