Onyx Woman Magazine’s Women Who Lead Video

These are the women to watch in 2018. Let us know who you think is a woman who leads for 2019.

Sharise Nance: Stepping Out On Her Own!

Sharise Nance is an author, a speaker and fierce entrepreneur making a name for herself in the mental health, human services and self-care industry as co-owner of HandinHand Counseling Services, LLC. She recently stepped out on faith and left corporate America to focus on her business full-time. She is now a full-time HomeGirl CEO

Shawna Solomon is Doing it For Herself

Breaking into the fashion industry in 2010 with an online lingerie site, Celebrity Stylist and Exotic Hush Boutique owner Shawna Solomon followed her dream and opened up her first store-front in Pittsburgh in April of 2015, offering clothing and accessories to make heads turn and keep customers coming back. Shawna also offers Boutique Bootcamps & […]

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!

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 […]

Tamera Coleman is the Media Madam

Inns of Color – Half Hour Version from Tamera Coleman on Vimeo. Tamera Coleman’s independently produced web series “Inns of Color” highlights the history of African-American travel and showcases a collective of five uniquely-themed African-American-owned bed and breakfasts. Before the Civil Rights Act of 1964, lodging choices were limited for African-Americans who traveled. Because of […]

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!” […]

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 […]

Stephanie Durrett, Owner of SD Transit is a Woman on the Move

    Stephanie Durrett is the President of SD Transit Company located in Pittsburgh, PA. SD Transit is a provider of transportation services; in addition to transporting school students; she transports to football games, basketball games, daycare activities, after school programs, bingo trips, casino trips, family reunions, picnics, customized special trips like tours and girls’ getaways.

Me’chele’s Wellness Spa – Wellness is Her Business

Have you been thinking about starting a business? Listen in as Me’chele Humphries Hayes shares how she turned her dream into a reality going from apprentice to being the owner of her own luxury spa, Me’chele’s Wellness Spa. If you are thinking about starting your own business, be sure to join us for the Onyx Woman […]

Dinah!: The Dinah Washington Story

Pittsburgh Songstress, Delana Flowers, stars as Dinah Washington in a musical presented by the Pittsburgh Playwrights Theatre Company that also features Ijasneem, Leo Beatty, Cheryl El Walker, Stephanie Akers, and Les Howard. Written and directed by Ernest McCarty. Wardrobe designer and makeup artist Cheryl EL designed the fabulous wardrobe. The ensembles in the collection are […]

WISE: Women in Sports and Events

WISE PITTSBURGH ANNUAL WOMAN OF THE YEAR AWARD  WISE (Women In Sports and Events) Pittsburgh will hosted its 3rd Annual Woman of the Year in Sports & Events Luncheon. The event honored a Woman of the Year in Sports, Dr. Vonda Wright. Dr. Vonda Wright is an academic orthopedic surgeon and internationally recognized authority on […]

Arlinda Moriarty – In Spite of a Disability…She did it Anyway!

Arlinda Moriarty’s Journey from Housing Projects to Home Health Care Success By Khadija Woods Arlinda Moriarty is a rising star in Pennsylvania’s home health care industry. In 2000 she established Moriarty Consultants, a full-service home health care services agency that operates in 30 counties in Pennsylvania and Georgia. Although home health care is a high […]