CWE Breakfast Series
JAN. 11—Chatham University’s Center for Women’s Entrepreneurship will host its Women Business Leaders Breakfast Series from 7:30-9 a.m. at Chatham University, Woodland Rd, Shadyside. The series will feature prominent regional business leaders speaking on a variety of progressive business topics. Casual networking and a continental breakfast will precede the presentation. The topic is “Let Your Passion Be Your Guide: How a Healthy Hobby Became a Healthy Business.” The featured speakers will be Kim Schwabenbauer, RD, LDN, founder of Fuel Your Passion LLC. Registration is required and the cost is $25. For more information, call 412-365-1253 or visit www.chatham.edu/cwe.
Ready to Run
JAN. 12—Chatham University’s Pennsylvania Center for Women and Politics will host “Ready to Run: Campaign Training for Women” at Chatham University, Woodland Rd., Shadyside. Chris Jahnke and Nancy Bocskor will facilitate this seminar for community leaders looking for advice on fundraising and public speaking, and to gain a better understanding of regional politics. Registration is requested and the cost is $65. For more information, visit www.pcwp.org.
JAN. 18—The African-American Chamber of Commerce of Western Pennsylvania will host its PowerBreakfast Meeting at 7:30 a.m. at the Rivers Club, One Oxford Centre, 301 Grant St., Downtown. The guest speaker will be Arletta Scott Williams, executive director of the Allegheny County Sanitary Authority, and she, along with her team, will present environmental opportunities with ALCOSAN, which provides services for 85 communities in the county/ Reservations are requested by Jan. 16. The cost is $20 for members and $30 for non-members. For more information, call 412-392-0610 or email email@example.com.
JAN. 22– The African-American Chamber of Commerce of Western Pennsylvania will host its Open House from 12-4 p.m. at the Koppers Building, 436 Seventh Ave., Suite 2220, Downtown. The chamber will offer refreshments and a tour of their new home. Members are asked to wear their pins. Reservations are required by Jan. 21. For more information, call 412-392-0610 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
A Second Step
JAN. 25—The University of Pittsburgh’s Institute for Entrepreneurial Excellence will host “The Second Step: Developing a Business Plan” from 7:30-10 a.m. at the University of Pittsburgh, Mervis Hall, Roberto Clemente Dr., Oakland. Participants will learn about operational and production planning, conducting market research and creating financial spreadsheets to attract funding for one’s business. Registration is required. For more information, call 412-648-1542 or email email@example.com.
Seminar for Success
JAN. 28—LunaMetrics will host the Google Seminars for Success at the University Club, 123 University Place, Oakland. The seminar, which will run through Jan. 30, will explore ways to use Google Analytics to gather meaningful data, analyze it better and make one’s website perform better. There will also be training on Google AdWords and more. Registration is required. For more information, call Terri Matthews at 412-381-5500 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
JAN. 29—The African American Chamber of Commerce of Western Pennsylvania will host its Members’ Mixer from 5-7 p.m. at the Senator John Heinz History Center, 1212 Smallman St., Strip District. The event will be held at the “From Slavery to Freedom” exhibition. There will be a discussion about how Pittsburgh was a destination for freedom. Reservations are required by Jan. 25. For more information, call 412-392-0610 or email email@example.com.
(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: firstname.lastname@example.org.)