2024 Onyx Woman Leadership Awards Registration


The 2024 Onyx Woman Leadership Awards reception recognizes exceptional leaders for supporting other women and their contributions to the community. Their inspiring and motivating contributions have inspired other women to excel.

Over the past 33 years, under our founder, Ola Jackson, Onyx Woman has established itself as being a voice for—and giving a voice to—African-American women. We have spotlighted some of the most influential women in Pennsylvania and around the world. These leaders have represented Fortune 500 corporations, businesses, politics, and nonprofits that empower women.

DATEFriday, May 10, 2024

Tickets (Eight chairs per table)

Registration: $80.00 plus $3.75 service charge. After April 29, 2024

Suggested Attire: All-White Party

Please note: We cannot put you at a requested table at this time.

Register here:

Is there someone in particular that you are supporting?


Below is a partial list of honorees. More to come!

  Honorable Judge Kim Berkeley Clark Lifetime Achievement Award

1. Name: Dr. Camille Clarke-Smith

   Title: Program Director

   Company: UPMC Health Plan

2. Name: Dr. Latika D. Davis-Jones

   Title: Secretary of the Pennsylvania Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs

3. Name: Crystal McCormick

   Title: Inaugural Chief Diversity Officer and Senior Advisor to the President of DEI

   Company: Duquesne University

4. Name: Ray Nell Jones

    Title: CEO-Founder

    Company: The Allignment Chapter Corporation

5. Name: Vanessa Bartee

    Title: Office Administrator

   Company:  Davis Consulting Solutions, LLC

6. Denise Head

   Title: Executive Director

   Company: Mt. Ararat Community Activity Center

7. Keysha Gomez

    Company: Kulture Dance Academy

8. Mikey Hood

Lifestyle and entertainment co-host/reporter 

Company: KDKA

9. Dr.  Deborah Phillips

Community Outreach Manager at Pittsburgh Regional Transit 

Company: PRT

10. Pastor Ella Rawlings

First African-American Principal

Company: Wilkinsburg High School

11. Dr. Monica D. Lamar

Assistant Superintendent

Company: Pittsburgh Public Schools

12. Simquita R. Bridges

Assistant Chief Deputy Attorney General

Pennsylvania Office of Attorney General 

13. Special Organization Honor

National Council of Negro Women (NCNW)

Cheryl McAbee, President


Early Registration: 

DATE: Friday, May 10, 2024

Tickets (Eight chairs per table)

Regular Registration: $80.00 plus $3.75 service charge. After April 30, 2024

Location: Energy Innovation Center

        1435 Bedford Avenue

        Pittsburgh, PA 15219

Doors open at 5:45 p.m.

NOTE: Must be over 18 to attend.

You can email us to let us know who you are attending to support so we can attempt to place you at the same table. There is no guarantee. Otherwise, we will seat you at our discretion. Events@onyxwoman.com

Your PayPal receipt will be your confirmation.

Partial List of Honorees:

Refunds: .25% before March 30, 2024

No refund after March 30, 2024

Contact information: Events@onyxwoman.com

                                        (412) 731-5159

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