Marimba Milliones is a Woman on a Mission

FollowShare 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 […]

Jarene Barnes Believes in Never Giving Up

FollowShare Jarene F. Barnes Board President CASA of Allegheny County How many years have you been in your industry? 25 years What has been your greatest inspiration? Women with strong leadership qualities: Michelle Obama, Maya Angelou, Senior Vice President Valerie Njie of Bidwell Training Center, Sarah Sumpter and the late Dr. Edna B. McKenzie Name one person you […]

Emerging Leader: Muffy Mendoza Motivates Brown Mamas

FollowShare Muffy Mendoza Founder & Mama Motivator Brown Mamas How many years have you been in your industry? I’ve been running PBM for 7 years. What has been your greatest inspiration? My parents. Name one person you consider a great role model and tell us why. John Henrik Clarke because he stayed true to his […]

Register for the VIP: Onyx Woman Leadership Awards

FollowShare Join us as we celebrate some of Pittsburgh’s top women in leadership roles for their support and commitment to other women, businesses, social justice and in our communities at large.   Presents 2018 Onyx Woman’s Leadership Awards  VIP: Visionaries Images and Profiles Our Theme: And Still We Rise! **** Contact Information: Events@onyxwoman.com or (412) 731-5159 Tickets: […]

New Links President: Dr. Kimberly Jeffries Leonard

FollowShare 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 […]

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 […]

Fall Business Showcase

FollowShare This is a Small Business Networking Event we would love for the community to come and learn about our businesses. We would also love other business owners to attend so we can network and learn about our businesses. This is a FREE ADMISSION Event, for those who would like a name tag to network […]

Having it All, Really!

FollowShare Last week a young lady told me that her job was to teach women how to have it “All.”  My immediate response was, “Are you serious?” Of course she was quite young. She will learn the realities of having it all as she gets older. I have interviewed many women over the years and […]

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 […]

Martha’s Vineyard – Sisters & Friends Getaway!

FollowShare Who are the women that attend Sisters & Friends Getaway? While many do not know each other, sisterfriends come from varying background, stages and ages in life and share one common bond and that is to experience a peaceful, relaxing vacation. Women come from Washington, Texas, California, Georgia, Florida, Maryland, Pennsylvania, New York and […]

Center for Women’s Entrepreneurship: Think Big Forum

FollowShare “BY WOMEN, FOR WOMEN: CELEBRATING 10 YEARS OF ENTREPRENEURSHIP IN PITTSBURGH” The Center is celebrating our 10th anniversary of serving women entrepreneurs in the greater Pittsburgh region, and as a part of that celebration is highlighting women business owners in the Pittsburgh area who innovate for women in their products or services for our […]

National Walker’s Legacy Day:

FollowShare Join us as we celebrate National Walker’s Legacy Day during National Small Business Week and join Walker’s Legacy for their annual spring networking reception. Come prepared to network, collaborate and connect with professional and business women from throughout the Greater Pittsburgh area. Date: May 7 Place: Blue Line Grille 1014 Fifth Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15219 Time: 6:00 PM […]

La’Tasha Mayes: Young and on the Run!

FollowShare La’Tasha has called Pittsburgh home for the last 15 years and resides in Morningside. Like many, she came to Pittsburgh to pursue higher education and she never left. La’Tasha earned a Bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Pittsburgh and a Master’s degree in public policy and management from Carnegie Mellon University. […]