OWN: Onyx Woman Network

Ja-Neen Jones stays on Track for Connecting Foster Children with Families as a 2018 Woman to Watch

FollowShare Ja-Neen Jones has been employed at Three Rivers Adoption Council (TRAC) for 13 years. She is the Director of Adoption & Foster Care Resources. While this position holds multiple responsibilities to include overseeing a staff of 10+ and creating the marketing and communications aspects of TRAC, her passion is recruiting families. Ja-Neen is known […]

At My Age: Women’s Wellness Forum – Register Here!

FollowShare   You Don’t Want to Miss This Empowerment Forum Spend the day with us as we educate and provide you with information that focuses on the issues women must address to become informed evolving women. Whether you want to start a business, focus on your finances, or need to learn more about self-care, the At My Age Women’s […]

Charlise Smith is Riding a WAVE to Helping Women Fight Against Domestic Violence as a 2018 Woman to Watch

FollowShare   Charlise Smith is the CEO of CWisdom Management LLC. The organization’s mission is to primarily facilitate safe housing and high quality social services for women and men who reside in subsidized housing, and are transitioning from incarceration in order to help them heal, transform, and rebuild their lives. Charlise is also the founder […]

Black History Month: Make History By Creating Your Own Opportunities!

FollowShare     It was Mother’s Day, 1991, when I received a handmade Mother’s Day card from my staff that read; “Happy Mother’s Day from the staff of Jackson Communication.” (Later the name changed to OWN: Onyx Woman Network).  My husband, Daryl and my son, Armon were my only two unofficial staff. At the time, […]

Kidpreneurs: Young Gifted and Self-Employed

FollowShare AT JUST 15-YEARS OLD, THESE TWO FUN-LOVING ENTREPRENEURS HAVE PROVEN THAT YOU CAN RUN A SUCCESSFUL BUSINESS… AND STILL BE A KID! Nationwide (BlackNews.com) — 15-year old entrepreneurs, Essynce Moore and Moziah Bridges, are disrupting the entrepreneur industry, leading by example after having started a business at a young age. Essynce started her business […]

Veronica N. Chapman Helps You Find Children’s Books with Black Characters

FollowShare Nationwide (BlackNews.com) — If you have ever struggled to find children’s books with Black representation, look no further! You can now find them in one place thanks to author and serial entrepreneur Veronica N. Chapman. BlackBabyBooks.com is a website that makes it easier to discover and purchase children’s books with Black characters. Because the […]

Working from home IS work!!!

FollowShare Written By: Denise LaRosa www.denisenlarosa.com When are you going to get a real job? You must have all the time in the world. You are wasting your degree. I could go on and on with more, but you get the idea. I started off as a professional dancer, then went on to get a masters […]

3 Power-Stealers That Slow Down Your Goal Achievement

FollowShare By Dianne Hart Pettis Author of Affirm Your Life Now: Using Affirmations to Attract the Prosperous Life You Were Meant to Have. Available on www.DianneHartWellness.com. Ms. Pettis is a certified John Maxwell Team coach and speaker. http://johnmaxwellgroup.com/diannepettis. Is this you? Things aren’t happening as quickly as you want them to. You feel stuck; spinning […]

Career Corner Employment Services

FollowShare by JC Gardner Lynette Mitchell Harley, a wife and mother of two children, is a South Carolina native who has spent over 25 years in the field of workforce services in the Southeastern United States. In early 2017, Lynette will establish Career Corner Employment Services, LLC, a national employment agency. Birthed out of a […]

HomeGirl CEO Meet-up!

FollowShare                   HomeGirl CEO on the go! Join us for a gathering of sister-entrepreneurs meeting and mingling. Spend the afternoon with like-minded business owners, meet new people, relax and win prizes. No formal agenda! Register today by clicking on the link below. She is any woman who […]

Homegirl CEO’s, Not a Trend…A Movement!

FollowShare I can’t begin to list the many benefits of operating a home-based business…if you do it the right way. The fact that you don’t have to go out in the cold in the winter, and you can stay in a cool air-conditioned office in the summer are just the minor benefits. But, having the […]

Good Question for Women: Am I spreading myself too thin?

FollowShare Written By Janet M. Taylor Recently I was talking to a client that is transitioning from one career she has been doing for decades which is draining her emotionally and physically to something she is passionate about. During our weekly call she mentioned she is feeling the pressure from her family (the kids told […]

Autism and Me!

FollowShare It was Mother’s Day 1991, when I received a handmade Mother’s Day card and a check with a note that would change the direction of my career. The greeting card read, “Happy Mother’s Day from the staff of Jackson Communications,” later changed to OWN: Onyx Woman Network. My unofficial employees consisted of my husband […]

Disruption of Life: Catherine’s Story

FollowShare by Janae C. Hill Based upon the author’s real heartbreaking experiences, Disruption of Life: Catherine’s Story exposes the horrible truth that was her own childhood. As a little girl, Catherine is subjected to severe sexual, mental, and emotional abuse from the one woman she should be able to trust most in life: her mother. […]