The Year of the Arizona Woman
Sept. 13, 2018
The year 2018 is being called the year of the woman in America. In Arizona, women are taking it to heart.
Last month, they glittered in the primary elections, and the state is about to elect its first female U.S. senator. Their economic power and influence is also rising. Arizona recently ranked among the highest in the nation for growing women’s economic clout, and is ahead of much of the country in pay equity with men and starting new businesses.
Women aren’t doing it alone, experts say.
“The results of the primary speak to how accepting the business community is and to the activism and support from both parties who put so many women on the ballot for high level positions,” said Joseph Broschak, Associate Professor of Management & Organizations for the Eller College Management at University of Arizona.
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