Onyx Woman Leadership Award

You can purchase your ticket here. Please note they are very limited. We will remove the link once all are sold out. What role has the support of other women played in your success? Women have been absolutely vital to my success. My grandmother reared me and the values that she imparted...
What role has the support of other women played in your success? I joined the law firm Cohen & Grigsby in 2009, after having been recruited by a woman litigator who led both the hiring committee and the litigation group. New to the city of Pittsburgh and as the only...
What role has the support of other women played in your success? The role women have played in my success has been substantial.   I am first reminded of the honesty, encouragement, love, and confidence, particularly in the midst of adversity, provided by my mom.  Notwithstanding the role of my “sister...
Limited seating. Purchase your registration today! What role has the support of other women played in your success? Women have undoubtedly played a pivotal role in my success from my upbringing to my current career.  I grew up in a home with three, strong Black women; my mother, my grandmother,...
What role has the support of other women played in your success?  Women are powerful allies as they understand how to balance the mind and the heart in helping others striving toward mutual success. Women are strong collaborators who pour into others and then celebrate their success. Some of my...
What role has the support of other women played in your success? Women have always played a big role in my success.  Most of my career has involved work that has been geared toward women, whether in social work or in business.  Because women have trusted and believed in me,...
What would you tell other women about overcoming obstacles? The measure of success is more about the lessons that you learn along your journey to victory than the ultimate destination achieved.  When you truly believe that victory is yours, then you should prepare yourself for disappointments, failures and hearing...
Are you where you thought you would be and how did you get there? The short answer is yes. I thought I would be retired from my day job at this point but without a crystal ball, I was not sure how the rest of my life would look. Things...
Purchase your tickets while limited supplies last. What role has the support of other women played in your success? Through the opposition and ironies of life, it is so true that women from all walks of life can really make a difference in the quality of one’s life, and so...
What role has the support of other women played in your success? The support of women has played a huge role in my success, particularly women in my family. My mother’s strength despite adversity and my three sisters being my biggest cheerleaders and confidants have always been a huge motivation...
What would you tell other women about overcoming obstacles? Never let the word “NO” deter your vision! What was the bravest thing you have ever done that got you where you are today? Stayed the course of God’s Plan. What does receiving the Onyx Woman Leadership Award mean to you? All my hard work...
We all have value. Don't allow the negativity in your environment to break your spirit or take the light that resides in us all.  Beverly J. Harris-Walker, MSW  Title: Values for Life Training Coordinator  Company: Center for Family Excellence, Inc.  Industry: Non-profit social services  Years in this Industry: 35 years  Why did you choose this profession?  I am a born...
For other women to understand the struggle, the trials, tribulations, and the successes mean the world to me, especially women of color. This is not an easy journey, but I am grateful to have other women along with me.
Obstacles are an opportunity to develop new strategies to achieve your goals.