Only three per cent of women in Windsor-Essex declare self-employment as their source of income compared to 17 per cent of women nationally.

It’s a woeful statistic showing this area has dramatically few women entrepreneurs. Local officials are aiming to remedy that with $692,000 in federal funds, just announced to help local women entrepreneurs start and grow their businesses in “emerging technology sectors,” like automation, automotive, mobility and agri-food.

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