Women in African Family Businesses - A Still Untapped Opportunity


"When taking a closer look at big family firms, there’s one striking observation: Most of them are male-dominated. [...] While women contribute substantially to, and comprise a significant portion of entrepreneurs among communities, they seem to be stalled in their way to the top of bigger family firms. While the traditional, small-sized family businesses in Africa are often associated with women and the key role they play in such enterprises, females are largely neglected in larger, internationally active African family businesses."

Source: Mary Oppenheimer Daughters Family Office (MODO)

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