Younger American women are discouraged by their workplaces, and thus, look toward opportunities to own their own businesses and escape workplace bullying, sexism, and age discrimination. (Photo: iStock)

Jobs are not on the minds of many millennial and Gen Z women — at least, not jobs working for someone else. And no wonder: many of their workplace experiences thus far are anything but encouraging.

That’s according to a national survey by 1,000 Dreams Fund and, which says 31 percent of young American women aged 18–35 would rather be working for themselves, in their own businesses, than for a company — in fact, that’s their dream job.

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