“Have courage,” said Chapman. “If you believe in something, you have to make progress in it.”
The Valdosta-Lowndes County Chamber of Commerce offered similar empowerment.
“We most certainly support women business owners,” said chamber Vice President Betty Morgan. “There’s always help and we’re there for that.”
Not only does the chamber offer resources for small business development, but the SBDC does as well.
“Our business consultant services are free,” said Riesinger.
While women in business is not as taboo today as it was 20 years ago — and its statistical growth is exemplary of the country’s tolerance — a sorority of sorts has developed amongst female business owners. The Women in Business symposium is only one of many examples of that fellowship.