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Suzana Davilas roots from Sonora, Mexico influence everything in the restaurant -- from the food to the music to the decor. (Photo by: Jessica Suriano)

Women entrepreneurs shortchanged in business funding

Jessica Suriano April 25, 2018

Women entrepreneurs and small business owners only receive about 4 percent of all money lent to small businesses each year, yet account for 30 percent of all businesses in the U.S. and generate more...

The students enrolled in an Electrical and Computer Engineering course at the University of Arizona are primarily men. Photo by Gloria Knott/Arizona Sonora News Service

It’s 2018. Why is there a gender wage gap?

Gloria Knott March 1, 2018

The gender wage gap is many things. It’s the occupation women choose. It’s the education women pursue. It’s the statistical motherly traits women possess. But after all that, there’s still...

Michelle Higgins, 51, working in her office on Wednesday, September 13, 2017. Photo by: Deborah Lee/Arizona Sonora News

Women’s pay shortchanged

Deborah Lee September 27, 2017

Eighteen cents. That is the difference between a woman and a man working in Arizona. According to data by the Institute of Women’s Policy Research’s (IWPR) project Status of Women in the States,...

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