Most small businesses still feel a glass ceiling exists despite the first female presidential candidate for a major party being selected.  According to a Bank of America survey, "Seventy-seven percent of the women and 56 percent of the men surveyed said they thought the glass ceiling existed for some women and minorities.   54 percent of female small-business owners did not feel affected by the glass ceiling, but 46 percent admitted they had felt limited by it at some point in their careers. "