Necessity & Women’s Entrepreneurship

Necessity as a Driver of Women’s Entrepreneurship: Her Stories

National Women’s Business Council

First published October 2017

The National Women’s Business Council (NWBC) released “Necessity as a Driver of Women’s Entrepreneurship” this week. The report examines whether and how women turn to entrepreneurship to address potential market failures that limit their ability to attain or maintain economic self-sufficiency, or as an avenue to overcome flexibility bias and potential stigma in balancing work-life conflict assumed in traditional gendered roles and social norms. 

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