Taking that all-important first step on the entrepreneurship ladder is daunting for those who want to succeed in running their own business. However, getting from entrant to success is a big leap – and it’s one that not all people manage to make. For women, the leap can be even harder – with some women reporting that they face cultural barriers that prevent them from accessing the same lofty heights as many men.
What can be done to prevent problems arising for these women, and how can they be supported as they embark on their entrepreneurial journeys? This article will explore those questions, and look at some tentative answers.