Entrepreneurs are indispensable to Europe’s economic growth and prosperity. But women are still held back from launching their own companies by a range of barriers including education, stereotypes, lack of confidence and access to start-up finance. The EU is working with Member States to overcome these obstacles, thus enabling women to express their potential to the full. A new network of Female Entrepreneurship Ambassadors will help spread the message.
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