Nine out of ten (90%) exporters see international markets as a major growth opportunity despite current global trade uncertainties, according to the 2018 American Express Grow Global Survey. The survey of over 500 U.S.-based small and mid-sized companies selling internationally found that although more than two thirds (71%) said that changing global economics are a significant challenge, 75% predict that the percentage of their company’s total revenue from exported goods or services will increase over the next 12 months and 76% expect growth over the next 5 years.
Additionally, the survey found key trends among U.S. companies with global sales:
Enterprising Women is a partner in the new Million Women Mentors (MWM) initiative.
The initiative supports the engagement of one million science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) mentors — women and men — to increase the interest and confidence of young women to pursue and succeed in STEM degrees and careers.