Celebrate Small Business Week: Invest in young female entrepreneurs

| May 9, 2019

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Last November, we were elected to Congress as part of a freshman class full of “firsts.”One of us was one of the first Native American women elected to Congress. The other, one of the youngest women ever elected to Congress. We’re also both first-generation college students. And we’re still paying off our student loans.While it’s not an uncommon experience for many Americans, it has been uncommon for members of Congress.It’s these shared experiences that we bring to the House Small Business Committee, where we’re working together to expand opportunities for entrepreneurs who are increasingly young, female and racially diverse. It wasn’t until 1988 that women could apply for a business loan without needing a male relative to co-sign it. Now more than 11.6 million businesses in the U.S. are owned by women, and 5.4 million businesses are majority-owned by women of color.

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