OWN: Onyx Woman Network

Invest in Yourself: Business Tip for Women in Business

There are some key points that need to be addressed for women starting or sustaining a business. One is that you must invest in yourself. Don’t  make excuses! Excuses are barriers and will be the obstacles to your success. Reaching your goals require dedication, commitment and goal setting. Investment isn’t just about money’ its about […]

HomeGirl CEO

We are planning a HomeGirl CEO Meet-up for Sunday, October 1, 2017 at the Cabaret Hall and Event Facility. This is simply a get-together; make new friends, re-connect with old associates and build business relationships. Let our hair down, tell some jokes, find some resources and just let loose. We’ll have free give-aways and just […]

S. African Business Owner Bongi Mthembu

Global woman Bongi Mthembu shares her story on business in S. Africa. She is the owner of many businesses and is an evolving woman in the branding industry. We met her during a African and African-American business summit. She also mentors other business women and encourages women’s entrepreneurial endeavors. Listen In!

Your Stylish Ways with Ola Jackson

Join us as we go in search for great fashions at great prices at consignment shops, thrift shops, online shops and other second hand boutiques. You won’t believe what we find,  what we pay and what you can save. If you are a sassy woman with a sensitive budget then keep checking in. We created […]

At My Age: Women’s Business and Wellness Conference

Join us and other like-minded women who are evolving and moving forward in their lives. Come be encouraged, inspired and motivated. Bring a friend to get the information, resources and networking experience you need to get moving and knock down the barriers that can be the obstacles that you need to let go off. It […]

25th OWN: Onyx Woman Network Anniversary Celebration

For 25 years we have been a voice and given a voice to women of color. We took this milestone opportunity to honor 25 other successful women of excellence. These women were trailblazers, women warrior, the business elite and top executives in their organization. For years we celebrated women’s accomplishments. This sold-out event was absolutely […]

OWN: Onyx Woman Network’s Pittsburgh Top 25

On Saturday, September 17, 2016, Ola Jackson, the creator of OWN: Onyx Woman Network and publisher of Onyx Woman Magazine, will commemorate her milestone in business by honoring 25 other women of achievement. A quarter-century of advocacy for women of color with career and entrepreneurial pursuits, Onyx Woman Magazine is looking forward while honoring past […]

Girl, Start That Business!

Resources for Success By Ola Jackson Founder and CEO of OWN: Onyx Woman Network What do you do when your paycheck is too low and the bills are too high? How do you cope when unemployment is soaring and your hope is dwindling? You can sit, wonder, worry and wait for a miracle or you […]

Women Talking Entrepreneurship on OWN: Onyx Woman Network

Women business owners discuss entrepreneurship and the issues facing women in business with host Ola Jackson, Founder of OWN: Onyx Woman Network. Arlinda Moriarty and Renee Galloway are speakers for the upcoming Onyx Woman Conference. Arlinda is a 15-year pioneer,  and award-winning business owner of Moriarty Consultants Home Healthcare. Arlinda has managed to achieve success […]

Ola Jackson TEDx – Defining Moments

Ola Jackson, Founder of OWN: Onyx Woman Network talks about a defining moment in her life, and how defining moments impact all of us. It was Mother’s Day 1991, when I received a handmade Mother’s Day card and a check with a note that would change the direction of my career. The greeting card read, […]

Do You Want to Start Your Own Business?

How did these ladies turn their vision into reality?  Watch to find out. They talk about priorities, they discuss being focused, and how to separate your personal life from your business life and the importance of time management. How do you get an idea and then execute it?  Our guests say, “The key is execution!” […]

Women Business Owners Speak Out!

Women business owners discuss the journey through entrepreneurship. They share their experiences, give advice and offer tips on how to start and grow your business. The guests on this show are: Business owners: Denise Turney (Author), Maxine Thompson (publisher), and Maria Lee Driver, owner of Oria’s O’shay Tell us what you would like other women to […]

Your Stylish Ways – In Honor of our First Lady Michelle Obama’s Birthday

Pearls are the epitome of elegance…a staple in every well-dressed woman’s ensemble.  Pearls make the final statement and complete the look of sophistication and style. Jackie Onassis, Michelle Obama, Audrey Hepburn and many other women of style and substance have adorn pearls as a part of their trademark fashion brand. Diamonds may be a girl’s […]

Iyana Tennon: Bringing Back Academic Excellence

Teachers affect eternity; no one can tell where their influence stops. –Henry Brooks Adams By: Bonita Lee Penn Virtuous Academy’s Founder and Executive Director, Iyana Tennon’s story is a testimony to perseverance and extraordinary strength rooted in faith. Her support of education for Mon-Valley youth is not an 8am-3pm with summers off schedule. It’s a […]