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Celebrating International Women's Day 2023

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Around the globe, more and more women are taking their careers in their own hands by launching a business. Women represent one of the fastest growing segments of the entrepreneurship population worldwide. Yet, despite women entrepreneurs’ progress, they still face roadblocks along the way that limit their business’s growth. As a result, women often experience difficulties in obtaining funding from banks, private investors, and even from family and friends. And in many parts of the world they still encounter preconceived notions of their appropriate roles in the business and society.

International Women's Day on March 8, 2023 is the perfect occasion to reflect on the impact and progress of women entrepreneurs and to provide resources that help them overcome challenges and learn from the experts and one another. Towards that end, EIX.org and familybusiness.org are showcasing their more than 50 articles that offer research-based best practices and advice especially for entrepreneurial women, at both family and non-family firms. Many of these articles also celebrate the unique strengths that women bring to their businesses. We welcome your feedback!

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Keywords: women, feminism, female founders, women business owners, glass ceiling, sexual discrimination, sexual harassment, bias, opportunity


Kimberly Eddleston
Kimberly Eddleston
Schulze Distinguished Professor of Entrepreneurship / D'Amore-McKim School of Business / Northeastern University
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Catherine Buday
Catherine Buday
Managing Editor / EIX and FamilyBusiness.org
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Cite this Article

DOI: 10.32617/888-64060ee6aef72
Eddleston, K., & Buday, C. (2023, March 6). Celebrating international women's day 2023. Entrepreneur & Innovation Exchange. Retrieved April 17, 2024, from https://eiexchange.com/content/celebrating-international-womens-day-2023
Eddleston, Kimberly, and Catherine Buday. "Celebrating International Women's Day 2023" Entrepreneur & Innovation Exchange. 6 Mar. 2023. Web 17 Apr. 2024 <https://eiexchange.com/content/celebrating-international-womens-day-2023>.