Why are more women leading social businesses?

Thursday, October 31, 2013

It looks like social enterprise must be doing something right to fostergender balance in its leadership and workforce. The social enterprise model continues to attract women in ever-greater numbers: 38% of social ventures are now led by women, while there are more than twice as many men than women in conventional business.

So why are more female entrepreneurs choosing social enterprise over traditional business models? Exploring the differences between men and women in launching start-ups could help shine a light on the issue.

Source: The Guardian (link opens in a new window)