Walker’s Legacy, the largest digital platform for multicultural women in business, proudly recognizes November as Native American Heritage Month. In support of Native American Heritage Month and Native American businesswomen, Walker’s Legacy has released a Native Women Entrepreneurs Fast Facts Sheet available for download here.
Native American Heritage Month is meant to pay tribute to the rich and diverse cultures, traditions, and histories and to acknowledge the contributions of Native people.
At Walker’s Legacy, we wanted to take this month to specifically spend time empowering and highlighting the strong Native women that have paved the way for generations to come.
Did You Know?
- Last year, Native Americans/Alaskan Natives owned 1.4% of all women-owned businesses (an estimated 161,500), employing 61,300 workers and generating $11 billion in revenues. (1)
- Since 1997, women-owned businesses grew by 114%, while Native women-owned businesses grew by 201%. (2)
- As of 2019, Native American/Alaska Native women-owned businesses:
The Walker’s Legacy Native Women Entrepreneur Fast Fact Sheet shines a light on the challenges and over-comings that Native women in business face through statistical data. Understanding the systematic inequalities between Native women in business and their various counterparts is crucial to establish change and growth for this community of aspiring women.
For the complete Native Women Entrepreneurs, Fast Fact Sheet click here.