News of Interest: Miami Women Business Leaders

Thanks to Rita Poyo, WPO Miami Facilitator, for the below news byte.

From the Miami Herald:
Top women business leaders good at juggling
A new survey of top woman-led businesses shows female leaders are changing the business landscape in Florida, creating, leading and building sizable companies.
Click here to read full article

Interesting statistics from the 2007 FIU Center for Leadership and The Commonwealth Institute survey:

  • 32 woman-led businesses in Florida boast revenue of more than $10 million
  • 82 percent of the top 50 expect revenue growth in the next two years
  • 60 percent of woman-led businesses with a board of directors have 50 percent or more women on the board
  • 61 percent of women business leaders profess satisfaction with the balance between career and personal life – up from 51 percent in 2006
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