I believe small business is the backbone of this country.  Without them, this country would flounder on all fronts; employment, goods and services, training, travel, you name it, small business owners are vital to it.  In the Indianapolis business community alone, there are more than 65,000 companies with sales under $1 million, hiring employees and contributing to the local economy.

Why then, are small business owners – particularly women small business owners (who make up the majority of small businesses in the U.S.) – treated poorly by banks, ignored by government, and given the cold shoulder by big business leaders – especially WOMEN in power positions in big business? Read article to find out.