AMERICAN BUSINESS WOMEN’S DAY
On September 22nd, American Business Women’s Day honors the accomplishments of the businesswomen across the nation. Take a moment to reflect on the contributions and achievements of the millions of women in the workforce. Also, consider the impact of millions of women business owners in the U.S.
The day also brings together businesswomen of diverse occupations to collaborate and network. The opportunity provides insight into platforms and inspirational ways for women to help themselves and others grow personally and professionally. Workshops and seminars offer leadership, education, networking, and national recognition.
Through small businesses and corporate leadership, women provide a variety of skills in the business world. They set examples for young women driven to become leaders themselves. Generation after generation pave the way for new and inspiring professionals. This day honors each and every one!
HOW TO OBSERVE #AmericanBusinessWomensDay
Give a shoutout to a businesswoman you know. Attend a seminar, workshop, Ted Talk, or other resources to increase your business knowledge. Sponsor a leadership conference or speak at a local school. Attend a career fair and offer your expertise as a businesswoman to aspiring youth.
Support businesswomen in your area, whether they’re experienced or just starting out. Join forces with other business leaders and create a positive environment for women in business.
Share your business style, strengths, and creativeness using #AmericanBusinessWomensDay to post on social media.
AMERICAN BUSINESS WOMEN’S DAY HISTORY
American Business Women’s Association first sponsored American Business Women’s Day was sponsored in 1982. Congress officially recognized the day through proclamations in 1983 and 1986.
Business Women FAQ
Q. How many women-owned businesses are there in the United States?
A. According to the Census Bureau, women-owned 1.1 million businesses in 2018.
Q. What types of businesses do women own?
A. Women-owned businesses can be found in every sector of business. That includes construction, trade, finance, education, arts, sciences, technology and more.
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