Current Issue: January 2016
How can you be sure a business is women-owned? Such businesses must go through a process of certification by a third party.The technical term for the certification is Women’s Business Enterprise (WBE).
Dr. Susan Miller
“I was off work for three months and it gave me time to think,” says Miller. “It made me ask if I was doing what I was meant to be doing.”
We spoke with four local manufacturing leaders — four women — none of whom started out aiming for their current positions. All had prior careers outside manufacturing and came into the business with some reluctance, at the behest of family members.
Julie Allinson, president of eyebobs
Rebecca Bergman, from Medtronic to Gustavus
MNBIZ: You graduated from being a Trustee to President. How did that shift work?
81% to 19%: the ratio of women to men in the boardroom: