More Women Entering the Entrepreneurial Side of Construction

There are nearly 270,000 women-owned construction firms in the U.S., but the concrete ceiling is tough to break through. These U.S. Census Bureau figures are highlighted in an interesting article on CNN.com. “Since 1978, federal contractors are required to employ women for 6.9 percent of the total construction work hours on any federal project.” Read this piece to discover how women are continuing to impact a male-dominated field like construction.

http://money.cnn.com/2013/05/22/smallbusiness/women-entrepreneurs-construction.fortune/index.html

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