Mid-Missouri organization starts child care business program for entrepreneurs in the area | State News


Mid-Missouri organization starts child care business program for entrepreneurs in the area | State News

The Missouri Women’s Business Center recently launched a child care business cohort in response to the state’s child care shortages. The cohort will meet monthly on Zoom to cover important topics related to child care business growth and starting a child care business. Participants will also have access to one-on-one business coaching and educational workshops. The first meeting of the cohort took place on Thursday, April 11.

Nadia Ryakhmyatullov, a business education instructor with the Missouri Women’s Business Center, highlighted the importance of addressing child care shortages as they have a significant impact on the workforce. Missouri has a high number of counties classified as child care deserts, meaning there is limited access to child care facilities. Rural families, in particular, face challenges in finding adequate child care services.

The goal of the child care business cohort is to raise awareness and partner with existing child care resources to address the shortage of child care facilities. For additional information or to join the Zoom meetings, interested individuals can email info@mowbc.org.

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