In 1959, a young lady called Ruth Handler noticed that her daughter ‘Barbie’ liked to play with paper dolls with adult faces and decided to create dolls named after her! In 1909, Florence Nightingale Graham decided to pursue her dream of creating cosmetics, went to New York, changed her name, and built one of the best-known beauty brands of all time – Elizabeth Arden!
They, and many others, proved the gender-less power of a great idea and sharp entrepreneurial skills – and paved the way for a sharp rise in women-owned businesses. Read on for more thought-provoking facts about female entrepreneurship.
25 Intriguing Facts About the State of Female Entrepreneurship:
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