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Business Leaders Breakfast

APRIL 13—The Chatham University Center for Women’s Entrepreneurship will host its Women Business Leaders Breakfast Series from 7:30-9 a.m. at the university’s James Laughlin Music Hall, Woodland Rd., Shadyside. Julie Hera DeStefano, a filmmaker, will be the guest speaker and will speak on the topic, “The Business of Documenting History: One Woman Filmmaker, 100,000 Women in the Military.” She will discuss how one woman developed the business behind the art and building a business behind one idea. Registration is requested. For more information, call Hui Wang 412-365-1253 or visit http://www.chatham.edu/cwe.

Networking Conference

APRIL 13—Talk Magazine will host the 2012 Pennsylvania African-American Network Convention at the Holiday Inn University Center, 100 Lytton Ave., Oakland. The two-day convention will address employment opportunities in healthcare, finance and energy to foster networking and dialogue between African-Americans and other minorities across the state of Pennsylvania with employers and training providers to improve quality of life and more. Registration is required. For more information, call 412-823-4007 or email talk.events@ljspublishing.com.

Business With

Allegheny County

APRIL 17—The Business Institute of the African-American Chamber of Commerce of Western Pennsylvania will host “How to Do Business With Allegheny County” from 9-11 a.m. at the Regional Enterprise Tower, 425 Sixth Ave., Downtown. Ruth Byrd-Smith, director of Allegheny County Department of Minority, Women and Disadvantaged Business Enterprises, will discuss the Pennsylvania Unified Certification Program, Electronic Bidding at Allegheny County and the MWDBE Loan Program. Registration is required by April 13 and the cost is $5 for members and $10 for non-members. For more information, call 412-392-0610 or email information@aaccwp.org.

Lunch and Learn

APRIL 18—Chatham University’s Center for Women’s Entrepreneurship will host a Lunch and Learn Special Event with Mary Lou Quinlan at 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at the university’s Mellon Board Room, Woodland Road, Shadyside. Quinlan, the founder and CEO of Just Ask A Woman, will discuss how marketers can get to the whole truth of why women buy and she will lead the audience through case examples and more. Registration is requested and lunch will be included. For more information, visit ­www.chatham.edu/cwe.

County’s Economic Health

APRIL 19—The Executive Women’s Council of Pittsburgh will host “Allegheny County’s Economic Health” with Rich Fitzgerald at 7:30 a.m. at the Rivers Club, One Oxford Centre, 301 Grant St., Downtown. This is an opportunity to ask theCounty Executive his vision for the county, inclusive management, diversiity and more. Registration is required and is $25 for members, $35 for non-members. For information, email Renee Peiffer at ewcpittsburgh@gmail.com.

PowerBreakfast

APRIL 20—The African-American Chamber of Commerce of Western Pennsylvania will host its PowerBreakfast at 7:30 a.m. at the Rivers Club, One Oxford Centre, 301 Grant St., Downtown. The featured guest will be President and CEO of West Penn Hospital Duke Rupert. Reservations are requested by April 18 and the cost is $20 for members and $30 for non-members. Call 412-392-0610 or email information@aaccwp.com.

Free Career Training

APRIL 21—CCAC, the Hill House Association and the Hill CDC will host a free Career Training Information Session from 10 a.m.-12 p.m. and 1-3p.m. at the Elsie H. Hillman Auditorium, 1825 Centre Ave., Hill District. This program designed to provide free career training in the trades, health care and energy sectors. Registration is requested. For more information, call 412-392-6467 or email SPUR@ccac.edu.

(To have information on 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: newsroom@newpittsburghcourier.com.)

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