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FAST FACTS

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In 2019, about 20.9% (1.2 million) of US businesses were owned by women (US Census Bureau).

Women in Elected Office in Wisconsin​​

State & Local Government



Visit the Women's Council YouTube Channel 

​Messages from Women in the State Legislature 

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RCG Screenshot rsz.png Representative Cabral-Guevara (click to play video)


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Press Release​, Women in Public Office Centennial in Wisconsin, July 12, 2021​​​​

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TB Logo generic sm.jpg  Wisconsin's Governor's Trailblazer Awards for Women in Business

The Governor’s Trailblazer Awards celebrate women's long history of entrepreneurship and deep roots in Wisconsin's broader business community.  The Awards recognize the success of women business owners whose work has carved a path for women business owners today.  

Since 2007, more than 80 women, across 32 Wisconsin counties, have been recognized with a Governor's Trailblazer Award for Women in Business. These Trailblazers come from across Wisconsin, representing businesses large and small and a wide range of industries.  

Awards are currently postponed. Additional information will be provided as available. Follow this page for updates.​​​EO120 PrideFlag2021.pdf