2019 Onyx Woman Leadership Award Honoree, Karen Denton, Has Been Strengthened by the Obstacles that Inspired Her Transformation

I believe obstacles are designed for your growth and to strengthen your faith. Obstacles are not for you, it’s your testimony to share with someone to give them hope and to demonstrate that they have to persevere and trust God.

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.

2019 Onyx Woman Leadership Honoree, Dr. Jacqueline D. Wilson, Answered the Call to Help Struggling Families

One of the bravest things I’ve done was returning to school to obtain my Ph.D. at the age of 51. Joining a cohort of individuals the same age as my children, plus being the only person of color in class, initially made me question my sanity for attempting this endeavor. Following my own advice, I pulled ‘I Can Do It’ strength from family and friends, and the memories of those who endured the struggle before me to persevere.

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.

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, 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.

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 […]

Stages Podcast with Ola Jackson: Isn’t it Time to Reset Your Life?

FollowShare Who hasn’t had a setback at some point in their life? It may be a business that you started, a career path that you strayed away from, or just life-goals that didn’t go as planned. Perhaps you’ve experienced a financial struggle that left you at a standstill. So how do you get back on […]

Can We Talk: Public Speaking Strategies

FollowShare By Denise Turney Speaking in public is an effective way to grow your career or your business. For entrepreneurs, the right presentation can create enthusiasm in listeners that generates word-of-mouth buzz about you, your products and/or services. You will build trust in listeners if you deliver your message with confidence. By organizing the substantive […]

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

FollowShare 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!

FollowShare 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 […]

Onyx Woman Leadership Photos 2018

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