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. […]

Coaches Corner

FollowShare Are you a coach? Whether you are a business coach, career coach or lifestyle coach, you want to get included in our Coaches Corner. Contact us to find out how you can be included. We will spotlight your services and promote your business to our audience of ambitious professional and career women who can […]

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 […]

Women-to-Watch: Marty Stahl

FollowShare Marty Stahl, Director Volunteers of America of Pennsylvania – Working Order  Photo Credit: Stephen Barry, In-Vision Studio, Inc. Director and business coach for Volunteers of America of Pennsylvania’s Working Order Program, a small business incubator that provides coaching, training and business planning for individuals with disabilities and disadvantages and other obstacles to traditional employment.  Stahl’s experience as a […]

Word of the Day is, “Focus”

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Marcia Sturdivant, President and CEO – Just What the Students NEED

FollowShare Marcia Sturdivant, President and CEO Just What the Students NEED In 2012, 46 percent of Black high school graduates went on to enroll in college, according to the National Center for Education Statistics, and that number is on trend to rise over the next decade. But with access to federally funded grants decreasing, the […]