Family Friendly Employers

Category: Gender

Best Women-Owned Companies (2008)

Sponsor: Working Mother

“Women are launching their own businesses in record numbers… It’s no wonder that 65 percent of the women who are building million-dollar companies are also moms, according to a recent American Express/Count Me In survey. The women we feature in the following pages all started with a great idea and made the life-changing decision to follow up on it. Today, each one operates a thriving, mom-friendly company of her own. Read on to learn about these inspirational ‘mompreneurs,” including a new group that’s creating franchise businesses around their kids, and making millions doing it.”

“Independent, women-owned firms with five to 100 employees are eligible to apply. This year’s winners were chosen for their flexible schedules, creative family-friendly benefits and dedication to their communities. Winning companies also support the advancement of female employees. The Entrepreneur Mom Award winners embody that same spirit, leading innovative firms that champion work/life balance.”


Last Updated:
August 2008