APRIL 21—The YWCA Greater Pittsburgh will host their YW Enterprise Spring Business Session from 6-8 p.m. at 305 Wood St., Downtown. April workshops will focus on Business Finance. This week’s topic is “Accounting Principles and Regulations for Business Start Up.” The presenters will be Certified Public Accountants Guilia Dozzi and Crawford Ellenbogen. Every attendee will receive a business kit. Reservations are required and it’s open to all women. For more information, call 412-255-6749.
APRIL 22—The Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh will host their Business Program Series at 12:15-1 p.m. at the Downtown & Business branch, 612 Smithfield St. The topic is “The Unbreakable Laws of Self-Confidence: How to Have the Confidence You Need to Succeed in Every Area of Your Life Part II.” Brian Tracy, a noted author and lecturer, will discuss techniques for overcoming fear of rejection, maintaining a positive attitude no matter what and improving one’s self concept, image and self-esteem. This event is free and open to the public. For more information, call 412-281-7141.
APRIL 22—Jessica Lee and Pittsburgh Gateway Corp. will host “Entrepreneurial Thursdays” from 5:30-8 p.m. at Little E’s, 949 Liberty Ave., Downtown. The theme is “Serial and Parallel Entrepreneurs.” This is a professional networking event with live jazz/R&B music. There is a $5 fee. Business casual is the attire. No jeans or tennis shoes. For more information, call Sandy Marshall at 412-802-6780 or visit www.jessicaleesong.com.
APRIL 23—The Community College of Allegheny County Monroeville Campus will host a Job Fair and College Expo from 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Boyce Campus Student Union, 595 Beatty Rd., Monroeville. For more information, call 724-325-6771 or visit www.ccac.edu.
APRIL 23—The deadline for The New Pittsburgh Courier’s “50 Women of Excellence” nominations is 5 p.m. This is your chance to select Pittsburgh’s powerbrokers in the arts, business, politics, non-profits, law, sports, philanthropy, health care, education and media. Nominations are welcome from individuals, businesses, professional/fraternal groups or neighborhood and community organizations. Nominations must be mailed or hand delivered to the New Pittsburgh Courier, Attn: 50 Women of Excellence, 315 E. Carson Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15219; faxed to 412-481-1360; or e-mailed to email@example.com by the close of business and must Include your name, telephone number and, in 200 words or less, explain how the metro Pittsburgh resident of your choice has made significant contributions in their field of expertise. For more information, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
APRIL 24—SCORE will host their Small Business Basics workshop from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at DeVry University, 210 Sixth Ave., Downtown. This highly interactive workshop is geared to aspiring and existing small business entrepreneurs. Business professionals cover the topics of small business planning, recordkeeping, taxes, financing, marketing and business loans. The cost is $45 and registration is requested. For more information, call 412-395-6560, ext. 130 or visit www.scorepittsburgh.com.
APRIL 24—Your Sister’s Project Inc. will host Glinda Bridgforth Speaking Live from 2-5 p.m. at One Hope Square, 1910 Centre Ave., Room 304, Hill District. Bridgforth will be speaking for Financial Literacy Month on topics such as cash flow concerns, debt management issues, financial literacy and financial coaching. Tickets are $20 via paypal and $25 at the door. For more information, call 412-377-3358 or e-mail email@example.com.
(To have information listed in the Business Calendar, send information at least two weeks in advance to: 315 E. Carson St., Pittsburgh, Pa. 15219; Fax: 412-481-1360 or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.)