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 […]

Reach Out!

FollowShare When things are not going your way. You may not need to give up. You just need to do things differently. Reach out to new ideas and explore new opportunities. FollowShare

Word of the week: Confidence

FollowShare Word of the week is “Confidence” Enter into a situation as if  you are certain of the outcome, and know that whatever happens, it may have been either meant to “be” or simply a “learning experience” that takes you closer to your goal. Whichever it is…make it a positive experience in your favor.” Don’t […]

Photos from the 25th Anniversary Celebration for OWN Onyx Woman Network

FollowShare On September 17, 2016, some of Pittsburgh’s top women of color in business, corporate, nonprofit, politics and community service came together to be honored for their contributions to other women. Onyx Woman magazine celebrated 25 years in business by acknowledging these women of excellence. Founder Ola Jackson says for 25 years the magazine has […]

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: […]

Trapped! – Released from Domestic Violence

FollowShare Trapped  By Roxanne Epperson Domestic violence is a public health issue that is permeating our communities at epidemic proportions and affects women and girls around the world regardless of race, ethnicity, or financial status. One-third of American women report being physically or sexually abused by a husband or boyfriend at some point in their […]

Fear Don’t Live Here Anymore!

FollowShare Tell “Fear” that you won’t need any company today. No, you are not going to play hostess to their desires. Tell “FEAR” your lease is up and you can no longer reside in my head, so you better get to steppin’ Open the door and send “FEAR” on his way. Tell “FEAR” good-bye and […]

NEW: Nurture The Evolving Woman in You

FollowShare To grow you must evolve, and to evolve you must nurture the process. We know that change is hard and letting go can be a challenge. Anything worth having is worth waiting for, that is why we want to let you know that success in life is a process. You must adopt the lifestyle […]

What Would You Do if Something Wasn’t Holding You Back?

FollowShare   Excuses… excuses, they come in handy. Excuses are a safeguard to protect us from the truth about why we are not doing what we want to do, or what we need to do. Let’s say no barriers are blocking you from accomplishing your dreams and living life to the fullest. Now, how does your […]

Evolve in 2015 – Start with a Clean Slate!

FollowShare Every year around this time, the claims to make changes, move on and do better becomes an epidemic . People swear to leave the old year behind and start anew. By the end of January, you will find your exercise shoes collecting dust. Your financial commitments get dropped and promises to leave bad habits […]

The Power of an Opportunity

FollowShare Opportunities are not like buses, another one doesn’t  just come around again when you miss one. Nor can you put them on layaway and ask somebody to keep it on hold while you wait to decide, or alter them to fit your needs and your timeframe. So why do people let them pass by? […]

Biz Tip of the Week – Get a Coach

FollowShare Running a business ain’t easy; especially when you are going solo. There are people who are trained to guide you through the process of getting where you want to be. It is a big mistake to try to do it all by yourself. It is good idea to seek out assistance from a seasoned […]

Your Job Search: You Better Tell Somebody

FollowShare Your career move should not be a secret. When you know that you are on your way out, whether voluntarily or against your will, it is a good idea to broadcast your intentions to everyone (except your current employer). You will be surprised to know how many of your friends, relatives, and colleagues have […]

Kinks, Locks and Twist Conference

NEW VOICES PITTSBURGH’S 6th ANNUAL  Kinks, Locks and Twists Conference™ The Kinks, Locks and Twists Conference™ offers women of color and allies a unique space to explore the dynamic relationship between the health and well-being of our bodies, communities and the ecosystems in both a local and global context.  Several dynamic women from around the country will facilitate workshops […]