Women's rights: Further along, but barriers remain
January 20, 2009
By: Abilene Reporter-News
Despite such challenges, many women are choosing to forge their own careers. Russ
Altman, Texas Tech University Small Business Development Center assistant director,
said 42 percent of the center's 1,600 clients in the last three years have been women.
Of all businesses started locally in
Written by: Jessica Behnham
Beverly Tarpley remembers when special provisions had to be made to allow her to attend
Abilene Bar Association meetings at the city's prestigious Petroleum Club.