For 28 years we have been a voice and given a voice to women of color. Our goal is to help women get closer to their goals.

2019 Onyx Woman Leadership Award Honoree, Dr. Judith C. Moore, is Dedicated to Saving Our Sisters

I get excited about helping others; specifically women and girls. I wanted to go down other paths, but serving others is my passion.

MANAGING YOUR PERSISTENT FEARS, ANXIETIES, AND STRESSES

Everybody deals with anxiety and depression, however some people have a difficult time in managing it. As a result, here is a brief list of techniques that a person can use to help manage their most persistent fears and every day anxieties.

2019 Onyx Woman Leadership Award Honoree, Stefani Smith, Strives to Help Women Reach Their Goals

This profession helped me realize my desire to help women succeed in life. For that reason, I have decided to begin the process of launching a non-profit that focuses on empowering women to reach their goals.

2019 Onyx Woman Leadership Award Honoree, Tracy L. Edmunds, Connects Her Passion for the Arts with Her Love for Working with Young People

My current job connects my passion for the arts with my interests in education and working with young people.

2019 Onyx Woman Leadership Award Honoree, Colleen McMullen, Credits Strong Women For Her Success

’ve been blessed with the honor and opportunity to have strong women guiding me through my journey in life. These women, who I consider my board of directors (particularly my mother, who is currently 90 years old), have laid the foundation by instilling in me the confidence and spirit of perseverance needed to stay focused on the goal(s) I’ve set for myself and not being distracted by the naysayers.

2019 Onyx Woman Leadership Honoree: Dr. Renee Galloway is a Sweet Inspiration

Being selected to receive the Onyx Woman Leadership Award means the world to me because of the organizations’ strong legacy of support and empowerment for women of color by Visionary, Ola Jackson.

2019 Onyx Woman Leadership Award Honoree: Major Kristal Turner-Childs is A Woman of Service

You are needed. Diversity in law enforcement is necessary. Women are skilled communicators, which is a valued skill set in law enforcement. Women are less likely to use excessive force and are better at defusing violent encounters, thus lowering the percentage of deadly force encounters.

Register Here for the 2019 Onyx Woman Leadership Awards Reception

FollowShare Join us as we celebrate some of Pittsburgh’s top women in leadership roles for their support and commitment to other women, businesses, social justice and in our communities at large. This year we are happy to go beyond the walls of our city and recognize a special woman of excellence from Harrisburg, PA. Presents 2019 […]

2019 Onyx Woman Leadership Award Honoree: Kyshira S. Moffett is Helping Women Become Brand New

I’ve grown so much personally over the years. I’ve learned the importance of managing your mindset and trusting the process on my journey. This has allowed me to expand my reach and impact by taking risksthat have paid dividends.

Organize Your Purse

FollowShare Written by Janet M. Taylor Is your purse, wallet, tote, or briefcase full of papers and other items? Are you embarrassed to let anyone see inside your bag and frustrated because you can’t find what you are looking for? If you answered yes, then it is time to “Organize your purse”. Sometimes we feel […]

Success from Brokenness: How Sarita Pittman Turned ‘Pieces’ into Power to Financially Empower Life Coaches

FollowShare Lady wealth builder, Sarita Pitman knows how to start from the bottom to reach the top. “Your weaknesses will slow you down, but I know faith helps you rise to the top. I’m not afraid of starting from the bottom,” says the 37-year-old Educator, Philanthropist, Entrepreneur and Master life coach. She savors every moment […]

Sisters Successfully Selling: How to get Sponsorship and Fund Your Ventures

FollowShare Learn How to Attract Sponsorship Funds, Create Profitable Events and  Generate Extra Revenues I have close to 30 years in business. Most of my job requires me to seek out sponsorships opportunities from major corporations to finance my business ventures.      Who should participate? If you have a project or event and you are seeking sponsors […]

Corretta Doctor: On a Crusade to Educate on the Prevention of Suicide and Mental Health Awareness as a 2018 Woman to Watch

FollowShare Listen to our interview with Corretta Doctor There are those of us who are born to succeed, ingrained with a can-do attitude and a fierce determination to make it no matter how difficult the odds. To someone on the outside looking in, this person always has it together; they exude joy and confidence with a […]

Dr. Johnnetta Betsch Cole Selected as Board Chair and Seventh President of the National Council Negro Women

FollowShare The National Council of Negro Women (NCMW) selected Dr. Johnnetta Betsch Cole as its chair and seventh president during the closing session of their 58th Biennial National Convention in Washington, D.C. Ms. Ingrid Saunders Jones, who served as NCNW’s chair for more than six years, will continue to serve the organization as the immediate […]