7 Franchises Women Should Know About


Once thought of as only a man’s world, women are now taking the corporate world by storm. Although still considered a minority in the world of franchising, women are successfully turning ideas into lucrative corporations and paving the way for millennials.

Women are excellent when it comes to collaborating with others and executing business plans in the corporate sector. The increasing percentage of women who are investing in franchises continues to blossom. With this in mind, here are seven excellent opportunities for entrepreneurs to consider:

LightBridge Academy

Childcare and education will always be in-demand industries. Throughout every facility, LightBridge Academy has taken these two entities to a higher level with optimal training courses and implementation of new technology. Named as one of the “Top New Franchises”, it’s worth considering.

Kumon Learning Center

Staying along the same lines as LightBridge Academy, Kumon utilizes scientifically structured courses to help students who are struggling with the core subjects of reading comprehension and mathematics.

Originally developed more than a century ago by Toru Kumon in Osaka, Japan, it was meant to help his son who was struggling with mathematics. He created a program that made learning the concepts of math and reading more enjoyable.

Utilizing Kumon’s specific methods of teaching, owners don’t need to have a degree in teaching, but they do need to have a genuine love of working with children. Each franchise teaches its new owners Kumon’s specialized techniques and strategies of operating a Kumon center.


Although there may a few feminists who think that owning a carpet cleaning business is taboo, the return of investment speaks differently. Cleanpro franchise owners are “cleaning up” in the corporate world by offering organic carpet cleaning solutions.

Bark Busters

Do you have a love for dogs? If so, Bark Busters may be the answer. One-time dog shelter owners, Sylvia and Danny Wilson took their love of dogs and turned it into a lucrative business. Bark Busters implements the innovative technique of in-home dog training with positive reinforcement. Designed to helps dog owners who may not have the time to attend on-site dog training, Bark Busters is an excellent opportunity to build a home-based business all the while doing what you enjoy.


For those wanting to run an environmentally friendly business, Eco-Maids may be the right choice. EcoMaids specifically utilizes eco-friendly products that are biodegradable and nontoxic to the environment. Created to be run remotely, it’s is particularly appealing to women with small children at home.

Drama Kids International

Built on the concept of after-school care enriched imagination and play, The Drama Kids franchise is the largest after-school program in the world. Bringing joy to over 45,000 children globally, it continues to be successful by using an ever-changing program of creativity and games designed to engage children.

The Extreme Pita

Founded in 1997 by two brothers who knew people wanted a healthy alternative to greasy food, the Extreme Pita has taken “take-out food” to a whole new level. The concept of combining healthy eating with fast food prepared in front of you has taken off. With heart-healthy options such as grilled chicken, all the vegetables you can eat and low-fat condiments, it easy to see why there are over 130 franchises operated across the USA.