Who Runs the Business World? Women, That’s Who.

The Missouri Women’s Business Center continues pushing forward.

According to the United States Census Bureau, roughly only 33% of businesses are owned by women. Luckily, thanks to organizations like the Missouri Women’s Business Center, these numbers are on the rise. 

A program of Central Missouri Community Action, the MoWBC is a nonprofit that empowers women to become business owners or assists those who already are.

“We provide business development assistance to women who would like to start or grow a business through free, one-on-one coaching and training,” says Jessie Yankee, director of the MoWBC. “We work with basically anybody — from somebody who just has an idea to somebody who has been in business for 20 years who just needs some help pivoting in this new world. A lot of what we do is just being their advocate and being their accountability partner to help them keep the goals that they set themselves or with us.”

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