despite the hardships that women like dr ford face after speaking out, ernst & young reports that women are projected to own nearly one-third of all business in the world by 2028, with half of them in developing markets the 2017 bank of america women business owner spotlight study indicates that most female entrepreneurs hold an optimistic outlook for the next 20 years a further 61 percent of women business owners expect their incomes to match or exceed their male counterparts by 2037

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