Awards Luncheon
    MAY 30—The YWCA Greater Pittsburgh will host the 31st Tribute Women Leadership Awards Luncheon from 12-1:30 p.m. at the Westin Hotel. 1000 Penn Ave., Downtown. This is a celebration of the achievements of seven women in the area. Proceeds will benefit the YWCA programs. Registration is required. For more information, call Courtney McShea. For more information, call 412-255-1261 or email
Management Essentials
    JUNE 3—The University of Pittsburgh Center for Executive Education will host Management Essentials from 9:05 a.m.-5:05 p.m. at Alumni Hall, 4227 Fifth Ave., Oakland. Registration is required. For more information, visit
Social Media to Grow Sales
    JUNE 5—Duquesne University’s Small Business Development Center will host “Prospecting 2.0: How to Use Social Media to Grow Sales” from 9 a.m.-12 p.m. at Duquesne’s Rockwell Hall, 600 Forbes Ave., Uptown. This is geared toward chief executive officers, presidents, senior managers and sales professionals. Sales Expert Scot Teachout, of Sandler Training and Peak Performance, will offer tools leveraging existing networks through social media to prompt sales opportunities. Registration is required. For more information, call 412-396-1633 or visit
Leadership Breakfast Series
    JUNE 6—The Duquesne University School of Leadership & Professional Advancement will host its Leadership Breakfast Series from 8-10 a.m. at Duquesne’s Power Center, Ballroom West, 600 Forbes Ave., Uptown. The topic is “Leading Organizational Change: Changing Mindsets, Attitudes and Culture.” Sonia Layne-Gartside will lead this educational and networking event on the people side of change and how to create real behavioral change in an organization’s culture. Registration is required and the cost will include a continental breakfast and materials. For more information, call 412-396-5600 or visit
The First Step
    JUNE 7—The University of Pittsburgh’s Institute for Entrepreneurial Excellence will host The First Step: Mechanics of Starting a Small Business from 7:30-10 a.m. at the University, Mervis Hall, Roberto Clemente Dr., Oakland. The seminar will help attendees explore the size of one’s market and what marketing tools will be needed to attract customers, business structures, access helpful resources and more. Registration is required. For more information, call 412-628-1542 or email

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