Statement from Wendy Doyle on Governor Nixon’s Executive Order 15-06

Kansas City, MO Wendy Doyle, President & CEO of the Women’s Foundation, today released the following statement regarding Governor Jay Nixon’s Executive Order 15-06 to promote diversity in state government contracting: 

“The Women’s Foundation commends Governor Nixon for working to remove barriers for women and minority business owners in order to promote equity and improve our economy.  We firmly believe Missouri’s next chapter of economic growth will be led by women; by increasing opportunities for all women entrepreneurs, we are investing in a stronger economy for all Missourians.” 

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