Onyx Woman Magazine

Business magazine focusing on issues that impact your quality of life with emphasis on entrepreneurship, financial literacy and wellness

Dr. Camille Clarke-Smith is a Program Director at UPMC Health Plan, where she leads the Medicare Faith and Wellness Program, intertwining health initiatives with spiritual and community engagement. Her personal venture, Camille Clarke LLC, offers an array of services, from personal training to health coaching, illustrating her multifaceted approach to...
Robyn Greer, Founder of Bloom Hair, Skin and Body, is a Hair Artist & Entrepreneur who has been in the industry for more than 25 years. She launched “Bloom All Natural and Organic Hair & Skin Care Products.” The Bloom Brand was created by Greer in 2017 and has...
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Dealing with rejection is an inherent part of the entrepreneurial journey, a crucible that forges the resilient spirit. Embrace rejection as an opportunity for growth and improvement with these six tips: Maintain a Positive Mindset: Rejections are not personal failures but rather opportunities for growth and improvement. Instead of dwelling...
Jackie Hale Body Builder
 Jackie started training for bodybuilding in 2016 when she turned 40 and competed in her first show in 2018 at the age of 42. Having triumphed over her own struggles with nutrition, successfully shedding and maintaining a remarkable 100-pound weight loss, she intimately understands the journey many of her clients...
And just like that, Debbie Norrell became an entrepreneur. It all happened during the pandemic. Now that Norrell had retired from her day job and a part-time job, she scheduled her dream fashion show for August 2020. The theme of the show was “A Look Not A Label.” Models...
Yes, at my age! Achieving a Degree of Doctor of Education in Leadership and Administration from Point Park University is one of the most significant accomplishments in my life. The journey took grit, resilience, commitment, and discipline, and there are no regrets. The experience was certainly challenging yet, fulfilling...
I had a 12-hour day. You know, the type of day when you leave before the sun comes out and don’t return until well after sunset? I left my work life and personal responsibilities to serve the community and fulfill my commitment to giving back. The end of the day left...
Voted the Best Lingerie Brand of the Year. Julemay is the lingerie that we have been waiting for. I am always on the lookout for high-quality products that serve us well, especially when it comes to our undergarments. As we age and our bodies evolve, it is more important than...
Shawna Solomon is a business magician with the expertise, skills, and experience needed to break these shackles and help small businesses progress toward a consistent path of productive growth. Previously working as a celebrity fashion stylist, she conceived and launched her boutique, which has garnered some notable corporate awards...
The Brown Mama Monologues is a celebration of motherhood and provides a solid, safe space for women of color to share their stories of tragedy, trauma, and triumph.  For 7 years, Muffy Mendoza, Founder and Executive Director of the Brown Mama Monologues, curated this platform to entertain, educate, and inspire...
The Pivot: From Helping Women in Business to Nurturing Women Through Self-care
By Kim EL Several years ago I realized that the onset of my low self- esteem was rooted in my environmental upbringing as a young child. It was the early 60’s and I grew up in a family full of love in Pittsburgh’s Hill District. I lived in a house...
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Listen to our interview with Corretta Doctor There are those of us who are born to succeed, ingrained with a can-do attitude and a fierce determination to make it no matter how difficult the odds. To someone on the outside looking in, this person always has it together; they exude joy...
Robin Tucker Blankets the Area with Comfort and Careers   A National Women's Small Business Success Story Tucking her mother into bed each night quickly blanketed her into a successful small business for Robin Tucker. Tucked With Care provides around-the-clock, non-medical services, employing hundreds while delivering much-needed home-based assistance to seniors throughout...