The Next Generation of Women Entrepreneurs (Heather Albright and Matt De Luca Commentary)

The Next Generation of Women Entrepreneurs (Heather Albright and Matt De Luca Commentary)
La’Twana Scott, owner of Sweet Mama T’s restaurant in El Dorado, was a 911 dispatcher in town before “stepping out on faith” to open her own business.

The path is being paved for the next generation of female CEOs, but the decision to start your own company can still be difficult.
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Walton Foundation Gives $23.7M to UA

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