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Choose Women Wednesday

Empower, support, and choose women! This Choose Women Wednesday, let's celebrate the incredible ladies who inspire us daily.
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Mark your calendars for an important day of empowerment, support, and recognition this December 4th, which is Choose Women Wednesday! Introduced by Women's Entrepreneurship Day Organization, this holiday is all about honoring and supporting women in business worldwide. This day is a fantastic opportunity to promote gender equality in the commercial sphere and create awareness about female entrepreneurship. So gear up to celebrate the innovative and inspiring women in our lives who are breaking barriers and leading the way. It's a day filled with admiration, gratitude, and, most importantly, choices that make a real difference!

History of Choose Women Wednesday

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<div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1800s</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Early Women Entrepreneurs</div><div class='timeline-text'>In the 1800s, women in business were a rarity. However, some like Madam C.J. Walker in the US began making strides as successful entrepreneurs.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1972</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Equal Credit Opportunity Act</div><div class='timeline-text'>In the US, the Equal Credit Opportunity Act (1972) prohibits discrimination in lending, opening more avenues for women to start businesses.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1988</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Women's Business Ownership Act</div><div class='timeline-text'>The Women's Business Ownership Act of 1988, also in the US, further encouraged female entrepreneurship by addressing gender-based lending inequities.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>2000s</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Rise of Women CEOs</div><div class='timeline-text'>Since the 2000s, women's representation in leadership positions has increasingly grown with more women appointed as CEOs of Fortune 500 companies.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>2014</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Institution of Women's Entrepreneurship Day</div><div class='timeline-text'>Women's Entrepreneurship Day was first celebrated in 2014 by the United Nations, encouraging global recognition of women in business.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>2015</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Choose Women Wednesday Inception</div><div class='timeline-text'>By the Women's Entrepreneurship Day Organization in 2015, Choose Women Wednesday was introduced to support women in businesses globally.</div></div></div>

How to Celebrate Choose Women Wednesday

<div class='facts-item'><div class='facts-header'><h3 class='facts-number'>1</h3></div><div class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 class='facts-title'>Support Women-run Businesses</h3><p class='facts-text'>Make an effort to support women-owned businesses today. This could be the restaurant down the street, the designer your friend recommended, or even a startup in a field you're interested in. Voting with your wallet can make a real difference.</p></div></div><div class='facts-item'><div class='facts-header'><h3 class='facts-number'>2</h3></div><div class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 class='facts-title'>Attend a Women Empowerment Event</h3><p class='facts-text'>Check out local events focused on women's empowerment. Workshops, seminars, and networking events can offer valuable resources for advancing women in business.</p></div></div><div class='facts-item'><div class='facts-header'><h3 class='facts-number'>3</h3></div><div class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 class='facts-title'>Mentor a Young Woman</h3><p class='facts-text'>Share your experiences, insights, and skills with someone who is just getting started. Offering mentorship can be rewarding and create opportunities for future women entrepreneurs.</p></div></div><div class='facts-item'><div class='facts-header'><h3 class='facts-number'>4</h3></div><div class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 class='facts-title'>Donate to Women-focused Charities</h3><p class='facts-text'>Choose to support organizations that promote women's economic empowerment. These organizations play a crucial role in leveling the playing field and assisting females to become successful entrepreneurs.</p></div></div><div class='facts-item'><div class='facts-header'><h3 class='facts-number'>5</h3></div><div class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 class='facts-title'>Share Stories on Social Media</h3><p class='facts-text'>Highlight inspiring women leaders or entrepreneurs on your social media platforms. Sharing their accomplishments could help them gain exposure and inspire other women to pursue their dreams.</p></div></div>

Why Choose Women Wednesday is Important

<div id='' class='whywelove-item'><div id='' class='whywelove-letter-cont'><div class='whywelove-letter'>A</div></div><div id='why-we-love-main-cont'><h3 id='' class='whywelove-title'>Promotes Gender Equality</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>Choose Women Wednesday is a fantastic initiative to promote gender equality, particularly within the business sector. This day focuses on transferring consumer spending to women-owned businesses, thereby promoting economic growth and equality.</p></div></div><div id='' class='whywelove-item'><div id='' class='whywelove-letter-cont'><div class='whywelove-letter'>B</div></div><div id='why-we-love-main-cont'><h3 id='' class='whywelove-title'>Celebrates Women Entrepreneurs</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>This day allows us to celebrate women entrepreneurs around the globe who inspire and innovate. It's an opportunity to appreciate their hard work, resilience, and creativity in breaking barriers and leading the way in various sectors.</p></div></div><div id='' class='whywelove-item'><div id='' class='whywelove-letter-cont'><div class='whywelove-letter'>C</div></div><div id='why-we-love-main-cont'><h3 id='' class='whywelove-title'>Inspires Future Generations</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>Choose Women Wednesday serves as an impactful platform for sharing inspiring stories and providing mentorship. The shared experiences and insights can encourage young women who are just getting started to aspire to be successful entrepreneurs, crafting a brighter future.</p></div></div>

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