Infographic: Women in Small Business

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Each year women continue to launch businesses at a rate above the national average, with a 50-percent increase from 1997 to 2011, compared to a 34-percent increase in businesses overall. Take a look at the infographic above to learn how women-owned firms are making their way to the top.