Latina Entrepreneur Program

Latina Entrepreneur Program

Latina Entrepreneur Program in Fresno: SER Mujer Program Begins

Mastering and Understanding Jobs and Entrepreneurship Relationships

Do you have the entrepreneurerial spirit?
Do you want to create your own work world and be your own boss?
Do you trust and follow your own instincts?
Do you easily think of new ideas?
Would you enjoy the challenge and excitement of creating and running your own business?
Are you a problem solver?
If you answered yes, then perhaps business ownership is for you!

SER-Jobs for Progress is offering a new Latina entrepreneurs program: SER MUJER

SER MUJER Latina Entrepreneurs Program

The SER MUJER project, funded by the Coca-Cola Foundation, is one of five offered throughout the United States. This free service will focus on women’s empowerment within the business world. The project is designed to provide business development, encouragement, and support to aspiring women entrepreneurs. SER MUJER is designed to allow women to participate in the project at their convenience. Sessions are offered in small group workshops, online eLearning and a hybrid of the two.

The SER MUJER Project offers
•Financial Literacy

•Entrepreneurship and Business Development

• Time and Financial Management
•Risk Management

• Tax Planning

•Funding Opportunities

Additional opportunities

•How to Market Your Business

•Business Plan Development

•How to Get a Business Loan

•Intro to QuickBooks

Latina Entrepreneurs by the Numbers*

As of 2014, it is estimated that there are 9.1 million women owned businesses in the United States, generating over $1.4 trillion in revenues and employing nearly 7.9 million people.

Firms owned by Latinas number an estimated 1,033,100 as of 2014, generating $71.1 billion in revenues and employing 433,600 people.

Over the past 17 years, the number of Latina – owned firms has more than tripled up 206%, employment has risen by 85% and revenues have more than doubled an increase of 160%.

Between 1997 and 2014, the number of wom-en owned firms grew at 1.5 times the national average. 1,114,900 businesses owned by Women are in California, which ranks #1 in the nation.

Fasted growing entrepreneurial segments in the country 206% Hispanic Women 296% African – American Women

* Information Collected from: The State of Women-Owned Businesses, 2014 Report American Express Open – Womenable.

About SER-Jobs for Progress

SER-Jobs for Progress, Inc. – San Joaquin Valley, founded in 1973 as a non-profit organization, currently serves individuals in 18 counties throughout California. Our mission is to provide individuals the opportunity to become self-sustaining, obtain quality education, employment and training opportunities, childcare, affordable housing and other services that may benefit the community as a whole. Other SER Projects / Services Include: • High School Equivalency Program • Senior Community Service Employment Program • Training Program for Apartment Residents • Affordable Housing • Childcare Services

Enroll today by contacting
Sandra Leon-Alfaro
559-452-0881 x38
sermujer@sercalifornia.org
Call NOW for this limited time offer.

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