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Advancing Research

"Researchers and policy makers across the globe have recognized the importance of women’s businesses for economic growth, innovation and building healthy communities. This is an exciting time to be a part of this research community that studies both the barriers that women entrepreneurs face, as well as the contributions that their businesses make."

Maija Renko, Director of Research

Marianne, MBA alumna  

Research Grants

Through research grants, the WEI supports faculty engaged in scholarship focused on creating greater equity in entrepreneurship. Research sponsored by the WEI includes:

  • Renko, Maija and Bort, James. Understanding the Impact of Artificial Intelligence on the Experiences and Opportunities for Women Entrepreneurs
  • Devine, Richard. Women-Owned Breweries: How women entrepreneurs manage and mobilize resources from stakeholders in an under-represented industry
Additional research and writing on women in entrepreneurship from DePaul faculty: