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‘Super women’ in entrepreneurial programs succeed despite challenges, MU study finds

Women students feel pressure to compensate for their gender in entrepreneurial programs, take on heavy course loads and extra responsibilities

March 21, 2019

Women entrepreneurs are on the rise in the U.S., with the number of businesses owned by women more than doubling from 1997 to 2017, a rate that outpaced men. Still, men account for about two-thirds of entrepreneurs worldwide, and a number of unique challenges exist for women entrepreneurs at each stage of their careers.  Full Story
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More than 400 Mizzou students to volunteer across the U.S.

March 21, 2019

This spring break, 419 students with Mizzou Alternative Breaks, a student-led program, will spend their break from college in 21 states across the country. They will work on community service projects such as building houses with Habitat for Humanity and serving in Veteran’s Affairs hospitals. The students have partnered with 41 community organization partners to identify meaningful projects they can complete during their week of service.    Full Story
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