Are You Doing What You Really Want to Do?

Follow Many people work long and hard to get access to the right opportunity. The right opportunity can lead you in the right direction, and get you closer to your goals. So why then do people pass up opportunities in hopes that, like a bus, another will come along?  I wouldn’t bet on it. When […]

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

Follow 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 […]

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

Follow 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

Follow 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

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 […]

2018 Onyx Woman of the Year: Summer L. Lee, Esq.

Follow Summer L. Lee, Esq. Democratic State Representatives for the District 34. August 1, was the deadline for third party candidates to submit signatures to get on the ballot. None have submitted in her district. Summer Lee will be the ONLY candidate on the ballot in November! Name one person you consider a great role […]

Marimba Milliones is a Woman on a Mission

Follow How many years have you been in your industry? I volunteered in community development for over a decade before assuming a position in 2011. What has been your greatest inspiration? My greatest inspiration in my work is the comprehensive vision that the Hill District community created for itself.  The sheer will and determination exhibited […]

Blayre Holmes Davis is a Woman to Watch

Follow How many years have you been in your industry? I have been in the nonprofit industry for 7 years.   What has been your greatest inspiration? The women in my life. From my mom, to my sister, my mentors, my co-workers, and professional networks. They are constant guides in my personal and professional life. […]

Diamonte Z. Walker is Living a Purpose Driven Life

Follow Diamonte Z. Walker, MBA Director of Performance and Compliance Urban Redevelopment Authority   How many years have you been in your industry? I’ve worked in the non-profit and government sectors for 3 years. I have more than 15 years in the for-profit and corporate arenas. What has been your greatest inspiration? My daughters are […]

Dionna Rojas-Orta is a Sistah Doing it for Herself!

Follow Dionna Rojas-Orta CEO & Cultural Awareness Trainer Safe Space Communications   How many years have you been in your industry? I have been in the Human Service field for 24 years.  My experience included working in the earlier years as a paraprofessional at the Western PA School for Blind Children then shifting into the […]

Charlise L. Smith is Riding the Wave to Success

Follow Charlise L. Smith, Founder/ Executive Director Willissae’s Agency for Vision and Empowerment (WAVE) Cwisdom Management LLC How many years have you been in your industry? 16 years. What has been your greatest inspiration? My deceased mother I have known, without a shadow of a doubt, that she died for me to live a victorious […]

Ja-Neen Jones is Leading the Way in Connecting Children to Forever Families

Follow Ja-Neen Jones, MSOL Director of Adoption & Foster Care Resources Three Rivers Adoption Council (TRAC) How many years have you been in your industry? I have been with TRAC for 13 years however, I have over 25 years working with children and their families. What has been my greatest inspiration? Seeing children of color being […]

Emerging Leader: Danielle R. Davis Shares Her Greatest Inspirations

Follow Danielle R. Davis, Founder, Davis Consulting Solutions How many years have you been in your industry? I have been in the community economic development industry for almost 20 years. What has been your greatest inspiration? Seeing myself and others grow beyond the perceived limitations of growing up in impoverished homes and communities. To me, […]

New Links President: Dr. Kimberly Jeffries Leonard

Follow Washington, DC (BlackNews.com) — Dr. Kimberly Jeffries Leonard has been elected the 17th president of The Links, Incorporated. The announcement was made at the organization’s 41st National Assembly held in Indianapolis, IN. One of the nation’s oldest and largest women’s volunteer service organizations, The Links, Incorporated is dedicated to enriching, sustaining and ensuring the […]