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A to Z of American Women Business Leaders and Entrepreneurs (A to Z of Women)
A to Z of American Women Business Leaders and Entrepreneurs (A to Z of Women) Victoria Sherrow 0816045569 9780816045563 From colonial tavern keepers and antebellum plantation owners to the financiers and CEOs of modern companies,
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A to Z of American Women Business Leaders and Entrepreneurs (A to Z of Women) by Victoria Sherrow

From colonial tavern keepers and antebellum plantation owners to the financiers and CEOs of modern companies, American women have succeeded in business, despite legalbarriers, demanding domestic duties, and attitudes about proper gender roles. Today, more than forty percent of small businesses are owned by women, according to the Small Business Administration. A to Z of Women Business Leaders and Entrepreneurs profiles some of the most influential and innovative women in the history of American business. Regionally, chronologically, and culturally inclusive, this single-volumereference features almost 140 biographical essays, each highlighting a womans achievements and contributions to the world of business and describing how the subjectdeveloped her particular skills and talents. A list of suggested readings is included at the end of each entry to encourage readers to conduct further research. Profiles include: Elizabeth Arden: entrepreneur, executive, business owner Mary Musgrove Bosomworth: trading post operator, landowner Elizabeth Murray Inman: business owner, business operator Rebecca Pennock Lukens: executive, manager, owner Lydia Estes Pinkham: entrepreneur, herbalist, author Ellen Louise Curtis Demorest: entrepreneur, business owner Rose Markward Knox: entrepreneur, business executive Katherine Gibbs: entrepreneur, business school founder Madam C. J. Walker: entrepreneur, executive, philanthropist Annie Turnbo Malone: business owner, executive Helena Rubinstein: entrepreneur, executive, philanthropist Liz Claiborne: entrepreneur, designer, executive Muriel F. Siebert: financier, entrepreneur, executive Tere Zubizarreta: executive, entrepreneur Norma Kamali: designer, entrepreneur, business owner Vera Wang: entrepreneur, fashion designer Carly Fiorina: executive Oprah Winfrey: executive, actress, talk-show host, publisher, film producer Debbi Fields: entrepreneur, executive.

Author: Victoria Sherrow

Language: English

Binding: Hardcover

Pages: 252

Publisher: Facts on File

Publication Date: 2002-06-01

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