Pittsburgh’s Top 25 Women: Tamiko Stanley is a Great Inspiration

FollowShare Tamiko Stanley Senior Executive Manager, Corporate Human Resources US & Canada FedEx, Genco 20 Years in Business and Human Resources 16 Years working with Affirmative-Action/ EEO and Diversity and Inclusion OW: What has been your greatest inspiration? TS: I find inspiration to succeed in so many things. I am inspired by making loved ones […]

Brenda Tate: A Woman Living Her Purpose

FollowShare Brenda Tate Retired PPD Detective PA State Democratic Committee 40 Years in Law Enforcement OW: What has been your greatest inspiration? BT: Witnessing an African American family ascend to the highest o ce in the Free World. OW: When did you first become aware of your purpose? BT: Thirty years ago when I overcame […]

Meet Carmen Anderson Sr. Program Officer The Heinz Endowments

FollowShare Carmen Anderson Sr. Program Officer The Heinz Endowments Over 16 Years in the Industry OW: Name one person who you consider to be a great role model, and tell us why. CA: This is a difficult question; there are a number of great role models. As it relates to my field, I would say […]

Carol Neyland, Helping Moms Open the Door to the American Dream

FollowShare Carol A. Neyland Senior Vice President Community Development Dollar Bank Carol Neyland As Vice President of Community Development, Carol has been instrumental through Dollar Bank’s Mortgages for Mothers program to enable mothers and their families to take advantage of the American Dream of owning their own home. 39 Years in the Financial/Banking Industry  OW: […]

Connie Portis Tells Us How to Turn Obstacles into Opportunities

FollowShare When I was a child, my mother had to walk while holding on to my arm. She had Syringomeyelia, a rare crippling disease. Even so, it wasn’t until I was an adult that I realized that others thought of her in a way I never did: as crippled. So many business owners find fear […]

How I Learned Blindness Is Not Black Or White

FollowShare By:   Stephanae McCoy It was a little over 48 years ago when I put on my first pair of eyeglasses and the feeling of seeing clearly for the first time was indescribable. The transition was like leaving a dark movie theatre and stepping outdoors on a bright sunny day. My eyes needed time […]

Turn Your Award into a Publicity Opportunity

FollowShare Blue Ribbon Award Winning Writing Tips JoAnn R. Forrester             Awards are an excellent way to position a client, business associate or oneself for recognition and FREE publicity.  The publicity received is often worth hundreds of thousands of dollars.  The following tips will give you an overview of writing a nomination that will stand […]

Introducing the Royal Roots Collections

FollowShare LaKeisha Wolf is the Executive Director of the Ujamaa Collective located in Pittsburgh, PA. They just embarked on a new venture to create their own private line of skirts and accessories that just happen to be flying off the shelves.  Royal Roots Collection is brand that can add style and function to your wardrobe.  1. […]

Walker’s Legacy Power 50

FollowShare March is Women’s History Month and Walker’s Legacy is celebrated the contributions of women around the country with its inaugural Power50 List. These women have walked the walk, talked the talk and inspired a multitude of men and women within their community and beyond. Join us in honoring the 2016 Walker’s Legacy Power50. Pittsburgh’s […]

Chatham Center for Women’s Entrepreneurship: Business Leaders Breakfast Series

FollowShare The Center for Women’s Entrepreneurship at Chatham University creates economic opportunities for women through entrepreneurial education and training, mentoring, and networking. Building on Chatham University’s tradition of educating women for 145 years, The Center for Women’s Entrepreneurship at Chatham University has provided quality education and training for women entrepreneurs since 2005. http://www.chatham.edu/cwe The Women Business […]

Meet Arlinda Moriarty

FollowShare Arlinda Moriarty President and CEO Moriarty Consultants: In Home Healthcare Services Demonstrates excellence, creativity and initiative in her business Moriarty Consultants, Inc. provides non-medical home health care and disability services to meet the needs of consumers, while assisting them in maintaining the utmost possible level of independent living. Moriarty Consultants is an example of […]

Public Relations: The Business of Branding!

FollowShare   So you want a career in public relations, or in today’s world we could call it “Branding?” I started my PR career volunteering for a small community organization. I studied marketing in college, and I found my PR class to be the most fulfilling. Yes, I did say “class” because I was only […]

Iyana Tennon: Bringing Back Academic Excellence

FollowShare   Teachers affect eternity; no one can tell where their influence stops. –Henry Brooks Adams By: Bonita Lee Penn Virtuous Academy’s Founder and Executive Director, Iyana Tennon’s story is a testimony to perseverance and extraordinary strength rooted in faith. Her support of education for Mon-Valley youth is not an 8am-3pm with summers off schedule. It’s […]

Success, Stress & Suicide: The Collision of a Career Woman

FollowShare     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 comfortable lifestyle and pleasant demeanor, […]