Founded on September 22, 1949, American Business Women’s Day was created by the American Business Women’s Association to bring to light the accomplishments of the millions of diverse U.S. women workers and business owners in the workplace. After 70 years, women have made leaps and bounds of progress compared to a time when they couldn’t even vote. Now we are sitting in a time where more women are taking a seat at the table and becoming founders and leaders, instead of just taking the administrative and supportive roles.
We’ve Got Your Back’s Role as a Workplace Furniture Provider
As a perfect example of a woman-led business, Rita Marcojohn founded We’ve Got Your Back was founded in February 2009. Using her 20 years of executive oversight in high tech, her commitment to customer care, passion for employee comfort and desire for workplace wellness everywhere, she guided We’ve Got Your Back to become a full service provider of workplace furniture, including conference and collaborative spaces for large and small businesses.
At one time or another, most women CEOs find themselves in a male dominated industry or workplace that does not want to acknowledge their leadership role. Rita has made her way through this industry and positioned We’ve Got Your Back to be able to take on notable key accounts such as Applied Materials, Netflix, University of California, Coursera, Intersil and more.
Common Challenges for Women in the Workplace
There are hurdles many business owners may face, but Hult Blogs says there are certain challenges that women specifically face in business: