Tag: Business

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...
National Council of Negro Women
The National Council of Negro Women (NCNW) is an “organization of organizations” comprised of 330 campus and community-based sections and 33 national women’s organizations. The organization enlightens, inspires, and connects more than 2,000,000 women and men. Its mission is to lead, advocate for, and empower women of African descent, their families, and...
Simquita R. Bridges is employed with the Office of Attorney General and currently serves as the Assistant Chief Deputy Attorney General for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. In this position, she is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day functions of the criminal division. She supervises attorneys who prosecute criminal matters related...
Monica Lamar
Dr. Monica D. Lamar is the Assistant Superintendent of the Pittsburgh Public Schools system's eighteen K-5 and K-8 schools. She served as the Pittsburgh Dilworth Pre-K to 5th-grade principal for fifteen years and has been a principal in the system for twenty years, showcasing service for twenty-eight years. Dr....
Join us for an empowering event, "Black Women Leading the Way Forward," where we celebrate Black women's incredible achievements and contributions. This in-person gathering will take place on Saturday, October 14, 2023, at 3333 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213. At "Black Women Leading the Way Forward," we aim to showcase the remarkable journeys, talents,...
10 Business Tips to Give Your Start-up a Boost Before you jump into entrepreneurship, there are certain things you’ll want to know in order to succeed. Here is just a summary of some of those important things you must consider before embarking on the brave journey of entrepreneurship. Granted, you’ll need...
Women Over 40: 10 Steps to Starting a Business Starting a business involves planning, making key financial decisions, and establishing a legal entity. These ten easy steps can help you plan, prepare, and manage starting your own business. Your business plan is your roadmap to success. If you fail to...
Cassandra A. Cooper is the Vice-President, Diversity & Inclusion Manager of First National Bank She is a dynamic presenter, facilitator, and leader with over 30 years of professional experience in the airlines, banking, and healthcare industries.  Her experience in these industries encompasses Sales & Service Management, Organizational Development, Operations, and...
Dr. Karen Hall is a native of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. She is established in careers in education, athletics, communications, and leadership. She earned her bachelor’s in communications from the University of Nevada Las Vegas while playing collegiate basketball for the Lady Rebels. She holds a Master’s Degree in Organizational Leadership and...
Charonda L. Hill, a servant leader with nearly two decades of impactful work across the education, nonprofit, and corporate arenas, has led and secured multi-billion-dollar statewide pursuits and fostering of school, family, and community relationships to build networks that afford our city improved transportation systems and prepare our youth...
Dionna is a highly accomplished Speaker, Author, Award-Winning Business Owner, and Certified Master Life Coach with 30 years of human service experience. Throughout her career, she has worked to mitigate disparities in systems serving families, re-entrants, disabilities, and workforce development. Dionna's outstanding work has been recognized with multiple awards, including...
Throughout the year we will be adding to our list of 40 women over 40 who are influential in their industries, their businesses, and the community at large. Keep checking in to see who we add to the list. We are also accepting your recommendations. Just leave your suggestion...
PRICING:  ARE YOU PRICING LIKE A….. CONSUMER OR A BUSINESS OWNER? One of the major obstacles we face in growing our businesses is learning HOW to ACCURATELY PRICE our product or service to make a PROFIT!  There are several factors involved in making our pricing decisions. Some factors are logical and some...
6 Mistakes to Avoid When Building Your Business For every successful business, there are just as many unsuccessful ones that started at the same time, in the same industry and with about the same capital as the successful ones. Why then did some succeed even when the playing field was...