Just saw this headline at CNN Money
The data comes from census studies dating back to 2012 but are just showing up in the press now. Lots of interesting bits in a not very long piece. Alas, women of color still make a lot less than white women but the underlying take-away is that even with few shots at securing financing from investors, women are starting and operating small businesses profitably. That means they are coming up with good ideas or addressing market needs and customers are paying them for it.
Check it out. Nice little graphic lays out where all the growth has come since 2007.