OWN: Onyx Woman Network

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, […]

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!

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 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 […]

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 […]

Your Stylish Ways – Is Brown the New Black?

By Ola Jackson There are many of us who simply have adopted the color black as a staple in our wardrobe. We’ll take it in any size and in any style as long as it comes in Black. So how do we make a smooth transition into another hue? We do it subtly by adding […]

Your Stylish Ways Takes a Look at “The Dress”

Today I talk about my favorite dress. I have loved this dress ever since I saw it on Audrey Hepburn in Breakfast at Tiffany’s. I have purchased about 5 in the last few years: 2 Black, 2 grey and one to give away. I love them because they are easy to wear and to coordinate as […]