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!

What Will Be Your Second Act?

A second act is a second chance. Are you writing the story for your next chapter? Video by Cynergy Media

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Are You an Evolving Woman?

Why did we create “NEW”? Because we loved the acronym for it: Nurturing Evolving Women. In order to grow you must Evolve, and in order to Evolve you must Nurture the process. We want to know how you have done it. How have you evolved? How do you want to evolve? We want to hear […]

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 […]