Experiencing Life Changes in Her 50s Did Not Stop Her

FollowShare Lisa Stevens Poet/writer Looking back and wondering where did the time go? I was just in my twenties feeling as though the world was mine to conquer. I had a good job, a nice home, a son who is doing great… I couldn’t complain. Never would I imagine that in my 50’s I would […]

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 […]

When the Entrepreneurial Mom is also a Caregiver

FollowShare By Ola Jackson What’s a busy mom to do when she has to run her business, run her kids to the soccer game and run mom to the doctor’s office?  It can be a balancing act that can make a mom feel defeated. Mom has got to prioritize. Yes, ya gotta let even your […]

Teaching Women How to Love and Embrace Their Natural Hair

FollowShare Tamiah Bridgett is a lifelong resident of Pittsburgh, PA.  She is a proud graduate of the Pittsburgh Public School system.  She received her B.A. from Carlow University and her MSW from the University of Pittsburgh.  She studied to become a manicurist while in undergraduate school and graduated from Pittsburgh’s famed Pittsburgh Beauty Academy with […]

Her Stylish Ways

FollowShare A stylish woman knows what is appropriate to wear, how to wear it, when to wear it and what to wear it with. She also knows where to wear it to. There are clothes, there are fashions, and then, there is style. Clothes wear out. Fashions go in and out. Style has longevity, style […]

Register Here! – At My Age: Business, Financial and Wellness Conference

FollowShare OWN Onyx Woman Network(R) Presents You Don’t Want to Miss This Empowerment Conference. Spend the day with us as we educate and provide you with information that focuses on the issues women must address based on their stage in life. Whether you want to start a business, focus on your finances, or need to learn more about […]

Sisters & Friends Getaways

FollowShare Bring your warm spirit and sense of adventure.  This no agenda event coordinated each year has grown from 15 women in 2008 to 78 in 2014. When the dates were set and the message sent out, interest blossomed as the invitation spread to sisters and friends around the country. Martha’s Vineyard is the perfect […]

Yes, At My Age: Sandra Edmonds-Pierce Proves it is Never Too Late

FollowShare So, I have known my great friend, Sandra Edmonds-Pierce, for decades. She is known for being friendly and kind. I, personally, knew she was sharp and I could see that she was always evolving.  But, what I didn’t know was that she would turn into such a go-getter later in life when it came to keeping up with […]

YSW Celebrates the Women of Style and Substance

FollowShare   Are you a woman of style and substance? Send us information about why you should be featured in our Profile in Style section. You must work in the fashion, beauty, decorating, travel or lifestyle industry. The story could be about you, or a stylish subject matter. [Click here for more details] FollowShare

Meet Kimberly Ellis, President Fierce Start Media Community Activist

FollowShare Kimberly Ellis President Fierce Star Media Community Activist Over 30 Years in Activism OW: What has been your greatest inspiration? KE: My mother is my greatest inspiration. She was a beautiful, kind, loving, and generous mother who taught me every- thing she could and wished even more for me than she had ever had in […]

Save Now, Benefit Later!

FollowShare Save Now, Benefit Later The most recent Brookings Institute Report highlights downward economic mobility trends in low and moderate income African American families across the nation. To begin to address these growing economic disparities a broader community conversation and advocacy agenda expressly focused on economic equality is needed. In the interim, one option to […]

Retirement: Not Just from Your Job!

FollowShare When we think of the word, “Retirement” we usually equate it with the departure of a long-time career. Well, there may be other things that you may need to retire from. You may need to retire from procrastination. You may need to leave your role as being the “go-to” girl.  You may want to […]

Hey Lady, Move That Mountain!

FollowShare   Sometimes no matter how hard you try, it seems like something is standing in the way of success. You can prepare and put as much as you can in place but unexpected obstacles manage to slow down the process in ways that make every goal seem harder to reach. Overcoming Obstacles is our theme for […]

Do You Need Financing for Your Allegheny County Contract?

FollowShare The Allegheny County Department of M/W/DBE is Raising the Bar in the 21st Century www.alleghenycounty.us/mwdbe For information on the M/W/DBE Program, M/W/DBE Certification and how to obtain business with Allegheny County, or for assistance in navigating the PA UCP website, contact the Allegheny County Department of Minority, Women and Disadvantaged Business Enterprise at (412) […]