Female entrepreneurship in Memphis is gaining momentum. In almost every industry, new opportunities are available that help women stretch their wings and reach for their dreams. The culture of diversity is strong, and new programs are continually opening avenues that help women to get the financing they need to open businesses and maintain a positive level of growth.

Follow your passion

With companies like St. Jude Medical, FedEx and ServiceMaster leading the way, entrepreneurs are encouraged to try new things and explore the options that are open to them. In addition to the large number of major corporations that have made Memphis their home, female entrepreneurs can follow any number of career paths, including music, fashion, food and any number of other creative pursuits.

An abundance of resources

The Creative Works annual conference and Epicenter are just two of the resources that can be used to not only connect with investors, but with other entrepreneurs as well. Female entrepreneurs can also learn a number of business-oriented skills that will allow them to pursue their dreams of creating their own career.

It’s not just a man’s world anymore!

In Memphis, the focus on minority- and women-based businesses has helped to create an environment in which women are encouraged to move forward with their own business goals. Whether they are part of the artisan or creative community or wanting to make a name for themselves in the corporate world, women are beginning to take advantage of these new opportunities and are making names for themselves in bold letters.

Memphis has been a city of opportunity for many years. In the recent past, female entrepreneurship has grown by leaps and bounds. With the financial opportunities that are now available to women, they now have the resources to pursue their dreams and make them come true. Women who have the initiative and the drive can enter almost any career field they choose and become a success. All they have to do is make up their mind to succeed and follow their passion!

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