As the chief executive officer of a multi-million dollar jewelry design company and an active philanthropist, Kendra Scott's work never stops. But when you ask this busy woman how she describes herself, she doesn't hesitate in saying, "I'm a mom first."
"I created a company that allowed me to be a mom and that was my number one priority from day one," Scott said.
As the founder and president of Kendra Scott Design, she's a successful "mompreneur." That's a new "slang term describing women, who run their own business while also acting as a full time parent," according to Investopedia. And she's just one of millions.
There are roughly 7.8 million women-owned business in the U.S., according to The National Women Business Council, which based its research on the most recent Survey of Business Owners by the U.S. Census. And women entrepreneurs create a collective economic impact of nearly $3 trillion.
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