Monday, June 25, 2007

Women Bolster Alberta Economy - $18B

Women are leading men in entrepreneurial-ism and have contributed nearly $18B to the Canadian economy. Especially Albertan women where the number of self-employed women has risen almost 5%.

"Canadian women's entrance into self-employment and small business ownership in recent years has been nothing short of dramatic," professor Karen Hughes, at the University of Alberta, wrote in a recently published paper that explored their motivation and success.

"In a relatively short period of time, they have established themselves as a formidable presence, contributing an estimated $18 billion to the Canadian economy."Full Article

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