Rep. Wilhour Recognizes the Half Million Illinois Women Business Owners

There are over 13 million women-owned businesses in the U.S. today. In Illinois, women own 454,362 small businesses, 407,000 of these are non-employer businesses while 47,362 have employees. There are 48,423 small businesses that are owned by both men and women.

This October we celebrate women entrepreneurs and their lasting impact on our economy.