Empowering Women in Business: Statistics on Women Inclusion in the Workplace

Women don't simply participate in the U.S. workforce. The contributions of women to industries and professions of all types now rival — and in some fields surpass — those of their male counterparts.

Consider these statistics from the U.S. Department of Labor: - 6 million women are in the U.S. workforce, representing almost 47% of all workers. - Three out of four women with children under the age of 18 are in the workforce. - Nearly four times as many women with children under the age of 18 are the sole earners for their households (40%) than their counterparts in 1960 (11%).

To learn more about empowering women in business take a look at this in-depth women in business resource from George Washington University


The challenges facing women in the workforce are real and complex. The resources described in this guide can help women overcome conflicts while pursuing their careers. The tips and tools are intended to promote equal access to success for women at all stages of their careers.


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