Tag: Networking

Running a business ain't easy; especially when you are going solo. There are people who are trained to guide you through the process of getting where you want to be. It is a big mistake to try to do it all by yourself. It is a good idea to seek out...
The National Council of Negro Women (NCMW) selected Dr. Johnnetta Betsch Cole as its chair and seventh president during the closing session of their 58th Biennial National Convention in Washington, D.C. Ms. Ingrid Saunders Jones, who served as NCNW's chair for more than six years, will continue to serve...
Is Your Net Working? By Ola R. Jackson   With all the networking seminars, summits, workshops and conferences being held throughout the country, I still find myself asking if some people really understand what networking is all about. I believe that networking is about formulating mutual relationships, not getting into a relationship simply...
How many years have you been in your industry? I volunteered in community development for over a decade before assuming a position in 2011. What has been your greatest inspiration? My greatest inspiration in my work is the comprehensive vision that the Hill District community created for itself.  The sheer will and...
Jarene F. Barnes Board President CASA of Allegheny County How many years have you been in your industry? 25 years What has been your greatest inspiration? Women with strong leadership qualities: Michelle Obama, Maya Angelou, Senior Vice President Valerie Njie of Bidwell Training Center, Sarah Sumpter and the late Dr. Edna B. McKenzie Name one person you consider...
Muffy Mendoza Founder & Mama Motivator Brown Mamas How many years have you been in your industry? I’ve been running PBM for 7 years. What has been your greatest inspiration? My parents. Name one person you consider a great role model and tell us why. John Henrik Clarke because he stayed true to his purpose until the...
Washington, DC (BlackNews.com) -- Dr. Kimberly Jeffries Leonard has been elected the 17th president of The Links, Incorporated. The announcement was made at the organization's 41st National Assembly held in Indianapolis, IN. One of the nation's oldest and largest women’s volunteer service organizations, The Links, Incorporated is dedicated to enriching,...
Brenda Tate Retired PPD Detective PA State Democratic Committee 40 Years in Law Enforcement OW: What has been your greatest inspiration? BT: Witnessing an African American family ascend to the highest o ce in the Free World. OW: When did you first become aware of your purpose? BT: Thirty years ago when I overcame my demons. OW:...
Carmen Anderson Sr. Program Officer The Heinz Endowments Over 16 Years in the Industry OW: Name one person who you consider to be a great role model, and tell us why. CA: This is a difficult question; there are a number of great role models. As it relates to my field, I...
This is a Small Business Networking Event we would love for the community to come and learn about our businesses. We would also love other business owners to attend so we can network and learn about our businesses. This is a FREE ADMISSION Event, for those who would like...
Last week a young lady told me that her job was to teach women how to have it "All."  My immediate response was, "Are you serious?" Of course she was quite young. She will learn the realities of having it all as she gets older. I have interviewed many women over...
"BY WOMEN, FOR WOMEN: CELEBRATING 10 YEARS OF ENTREPRENEURSHIP IN PITTSBURGH" The Center is celebrating our 10th anniversary of serving women entrepreneurs in the greater Pittsburgh region, and as a part of that celebration is highlighting women business owners in the Pittsburgh area who innovate for women in their products...
Join us as we celebrate National Walker’s Legacy Day during National Small Business Week and join Walker’s Legacy for their annual spring networking reception. Come prepared to network, collaborate and connect with professional and business women from throughout the Greater Pittsburgh area. Date: May 7 Place: Blue Line Grille 1014 Fifth Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15219 Time: 6:00...
La’Tasha has called Pittsburgh home for the last 15 years and resides in Morningside. Like many, she came to Pittsburgh to pursue higher education and she never left. La’Tasha earned a Bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Pittsburgh and a Master’s degree in public policy and...

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