The migration of women from the workforce into business ownership is one of the great economic realizations of the American Dream. The U.S. Women's Chamber of Commerce has grown to more than 500,000 members. Most of our members are small business owners.
Entrepreneur Sharon Athas Cote sees a federal procurement program as a major building block for small firms owned by women like her who are fighting for lucrative government contracts.
Are you better off than you were 40 years ago? Not if you're a minimum-wage worker.
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