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Women in Business Month2022-09-21T16:19:47-04:00
1Berkshire Women in Business

#WomenInBiz Month

Every October, 1Berkshire honors Women in Business by shining the spotlight on business owners, organization leaders, and employees who identify as a woman throughout our region. This month is sponsored by BusinessWest.

Read About 1Berkshire Member #WomeninBiz

All 1Berkshire members who identify as a woman, are invited to share what they most enjoy and value about being #womeninbiz here in the Berkshires. Read some of their thoughts and stories by clicking the button.

Be Inspired

Nominate #WomeninBiz: yourself, colleagues and friends

If you are a 1Berkshire Member and you identify as a woman in business – owner, entrepreneur, employer, or employee – we want to hear from you! Please take a few minutes to fill out this form for an opportunity to be included in our #WomeninBiz campaign.

WIB Nomination Form

#WomeninBiz Soundtrack

Check out our #WomeninBiz playlist on Spotify, curated by the women of 1Berkshire. These upbeat tunes are full of get-it-done attitude and working women solidarity. Take a listen now!

WIB Playlist

WIB Quick Fact 1

Women earn $0.83 for every $1.00 a man earns.

WIB Quick Fact 1

“Women of all races working full-time in the U.S. are paid 83 cents to every dollar earned by men, according to the AAUW. Equal Pay Day fell on March 15, the day that women have to work into 2022 to earn the same as their male counterparts did last year.”

Learn more.

WIB Quick Fact 2

More than 11.6 million U.S. firms are owned by women.

WIB Quick Fact 2

“More than 11.6 million firms are owned by women, employing nearly 9 million people, and generating $1.7 trillion in sales as of 2017.”

Learn more.

WIB Quick Fact 3

5.4 million firms are majority-owned by women of color

WIB Quick Fact 3

“5.4 million firms are majority-owned by women of color in the U.S.”

Learn more.

Thank you to our Women in Business Month Sponsor

Business West