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Aging Women and the Media: They Just Aren’t That into Us!

Follow Aging Women and the Media: They Just Aren’t That into Us!     I have noticed something missing in the media beyond the usual lack of  minorities and positive role models on television, both in fictional programming and so-called “reality” TV. I have become disturbingly aware of the absence of “Women of a Certain […]

Register Here for the 2019 Onyx Woman Leadership Awards Reception

Follow   Presents 2019 Onyx Woman’s Leadership Awards  VIP: Visionaries Images and Profiles Our Theme: I Can Do This! **** 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 […]

2019 Onyx Woman Leadership Award Honoree, Debra Hickman, Has Climbed Mountains on Her Journey to Reach Her Goals

Eliminate the word obstacles and instead use the word mountains. Keep your “WHY” in front of you. Pray for understanding and guidance. You may need to be still and evaluate the situation. You may need a consultant for additional knowledge in the field so you can put corrective actions in place. Understand that mountains are for your personal development and essential for your success in your life journey.

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.

At My Age: Living My Life in Stages MeetUp

Follow Meet-UP = connecting like-minded women of a certain age with common interest and goals that impact our quality of life. This gathering is for the woman who asks, “What about me?” Join us as we come together to provide you with the information, support, and resources you need to make healthy and wise lifestyle […]

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

Follow 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

Follow 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 […]

The Grey Haired Job Seeker: Over 50 and Looking for Work

Follow Don’t be discouraged, there is  still hope if you are a fabulous, female over 50 and seeking employment.  There are industries that value the experience, the work ethics and drive that a woman of a certain age  brings to the world of employment. Seek out employment agencies and even part-time and temporary employment. There […]

Retirement: Not Just from Your Job!

Follow When we think of the word, “Retirement” we usually equate it with the departure of a long-time career. Well, there may be other things that you may need to retire from. You may need to retire from procrastination. You may need to leave your role as being the “go-to” girl.  You may want to […]