May 08

Encouraging Women In Business and Public Policy

by Mike Ferguson

(St. Charles, MO) – There’s a Missouri-based effort to mentor and invest in women entrepreneurs and women-owned businesses.

It’s called the Women’s Business Accelerator and it could mean big money and significant help for some businesses. Dr. Mary Jo Gorman from Prosper Women Entrepreneurs explains why the program is in place.

A separate effort in in place to attract more women into public policy careers. Christine Page is one of the founders of the non-partisan Women’s Policy Network of Missouri and she explains why it’s important to have more women in Missouri’s policy discussions.

On the web:

Prosper Women Entrepreneurs

  • as of the time of publication, the Women’s Policy Network of Misouri does not have a website.

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