Women entrepreneurs are fuelling US business growth - here’s how

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Women in senior and leadership roles has grown steadily over the five years to 2022. Image: Pexels/Tima Miroshnichenko

Emma Charlton
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In America, women created around half of all new businesses in 2022. Image: Gusto report.

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The gender gap across leadership roles. Image: World Economic Forum’s Global Gender Gap Report 2022.


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