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It’s National Women In Small Business Month!

We just learned that October is National Women in Small Business Month, meant to honor all of the female-owned small businesses and female entrepreneurs! How exciting, right?

Here are some interesting statistics courtesy of Erin at Smith Publicity, Inc.:

  • Women own approximately 9.1 million small businesses in the United States
  • Women are starting businesses at twice the rate of their male counterparts
  • Women-owned firms in the United States provide jobs for 23 million people
  • Women-run businesses generate sales of nearly $3 trillion annually
  • Women now make up 41 percent of the individuals with a net worth of $500,000 or more

Sounds like Her Campus is keeping with the trend! Happy Women in Small Business Month, everyone!

Stephanie is co-founder, CEO & Editor-in-Chief of Her Campus Media, which she co-founded in 2009 as an undergrad at Harvard.
As President and Co-Founder of Her Campus Media, Windsor is in charge of all revenue and monetization strategies. Under her watch, Her Campus has done state of the art college marketing programs for clients including Under Armour, Aussie Haircare, Neutrogena, Coke with Coffee, Bed Bath & Beyond, Hallmark, VS Pink, Ralph Lauren Fragrances, H&R Block, The Home Depot, WeWork, Grubhub and more.  Windsor is a 2010 honors graduate of Harvard College. She has also been named to Forbes 30 Under 30, BusinessWeek's 25 Under 25 Best Young Entrepreneurs, Inc. magazine's 30 Under 30 Coolest Young Entrepreneurs, Glamour magazine's 20 Amazing Young Women, and The Boston Globe's 25 Most Stylish Bostonians. She lives in Atlanta, GA with her husband and two daughters. Follow Windsor on Instagram: @windsorwestern  
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