Resources For Women With Disabilities Who Own Businesses

For women with disabilities, entrepreneurship offers a dynamic opportunity to break through barriers. In the corporate world, women with disabilities face a high unemployment rate and other challenges with employers who can be less than accommodating. But, as the Disability Network reports, the good news is that for the 27 million women with disabilities in the United States, being SELF ...

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Resources For Women Veteran-Owned Businesses

Having served our country with pride, veterans are natural entrepreneurs, excited to lend their energy and leadership to the workforce when they return home. But returning to corporate life can be a struggle. This may be why so many veterans are starting businesses. At SELF MADE, we want you to realize there are a ton of opportunities related to funding for ...

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Resources For South Asian Women-Owned Businesses

When it comes to starting new business and commanding revenue, Asian American women are dominating on every level. Per the 2016 American Express State of Women-Owned Businesses report, more than 900,000 Asian American women-owned firms today are generating more than $170 billion in revenue. Take a minute to soak that in. As if that weren’t enough, over the last decade, ...

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Resources For Native American Women Business Owners

According to research conducted by American Express, a small but powerful hub of entrepreneurship in America, Native American women have started at least 17 new businesses a day since 2007, racking up revenue and sparking innovation throughout different regional communities. A particularly powerful group, Native women-owned firms amass 10.5 billion dollars in revenues and employ almost 60,000 workers in the ...

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Resources For Middle Eastern and North African Women-Owned Businesses

Passion for entrepreneurship is surging for Middle Eastern and North African entrepreneurs, both in the United States and abroad. According to the Meridian Center, in 2015, the Entrepreneurship Development For Women in the Middle East and North Africa program brought more than 30 entrepreneurs from the region to the U.S. for training, education, and mentorship. And in the U.S, new ...

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Resources For LGBT-Owned Businesses

According to the The National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC), Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) owned businesses are a thriving force in this country, forming more than 1.4 million businesses operating today. In the past ten years or so, everything from nonprofits to digital hubs have developed to serve this community from almost every possible business and ...

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Resources For Latina-Owned Businesses

It was Nely Galán’s own Adelante Movement (“Move it forward!” in Spanish)—presented by Coca-Cola and kicked off in 2012 to train and empower Latinas to become entrepreneurs—that sparked the idea to write SELF MADE.

The entrepreneurial spirit lives strong in Latino culture, but did you know Latinas make up almost half of all Latino-owned businesses? According to the 2016 American Express State ...

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Resources For East Asian Women-Owned Businesses

Asian American women are dominating on every level. Per the 2016 American Express State of Women-Owned Businesses report, today, more than 900,000 Asian-American women-owned firms are generating more than $170 billion in revenue. East Asian women have headed up Fortune 500 companies and innovated new products. And  Asian-American owned businesses are also most likely to staff up, providing new opportunities ...

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Resources For African American Women-Owned Businesses

Starting your own business may seem insanely intimidating for anyone, but here at SELF MADE, we want you to know there is absolutely nothing holding you back. There are abundant African American women business resources to tap into women-led businesses and the billions of dollars they contribute to the economy.  As an African American woman, you will be among great ...

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Resources For Women-Owned Businesses

How to Find Funding, Training, and Support for Your Startup Business

If you’re a hard-working woman who’s thought about setting up your own shop, you’ve probably heard a ton of terrifying stats. It seems like everyone has a “good reason” why you shouldn’t follow your dream. Here at SELF MADE, we call nonsense. Because there are a ton of stats that ...

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