Female entrepreneurs are key to sustainable global development
By Sarah H. Lee
January 14, 2014
The evidence that more women in entrepreneurship leads to economic growth on a global scale is in the numbers. In a recent blog post, Dell’s entrepreneur-in-residence, Ingrid Vanderveldt, details findings on the empowerment of female entrepreneurs both in the U.S. and abroad.
“Investing in women also promotes economic and social development as women reinvest in their communities and homes. In both developed and developing economies, savings rise and spending shifts toward food, health, and education as women gain power over household income,” she writes.