Increase women entrepreneurs’ capacity to start and scale new ventures so that economies reach their full potential and more women and children can be lifted out of poverty.
Why the World Needs Babson
- Women invest 80 cents per earned dollar in their families, driving GDP up and mortality rates down.
- Seventy percent of the 1.3 billion people living in poverty globally are women.
- For every seven women, there are 10 men starting a new business in the United States.
- There are 200 million women entrepreneurs, yet only three percent of all venture capital funding goes to women-led companies.