Women-Owned Businesses getting less than 5% of Government Contracts


Today’s recommended reading is an article in Fast Company detailing a report from the U.S. Department of Commerce.

A new report from the Commerce Department finds that the SBA’s efforts to help women get just 5% of government contracts is falling short.

The closest we’ve come to the 5% goal was in 2014, when it reached 4.7% . That’s 4.7% of all government contracts. And that’s pathetic. Let’s fix it, soon.

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Source: Women-Owned Businesses Aren’t Getting Government Contracts

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