Chatham University

Upcoming Events

  • Aug
    07

    Open House at the Entrepreneurship Hub

    05:30 PM - 07:00 PM
    Come network with participants, members, facilitators, and staff and learn more about the Center for Women's Entrepreneurship, Chatham's Women's Business Center, and our programs and events for women entrepreneurs. This event will take place in our new Entrepreneurship Café and prototyping space!
  • Aug
    12

    Build Your Business Workshop

    9:30 AM - 12:30 PM

    Chatham University Women's Business Center
    Chatham’s Women Business Center in partnership with SCORE Pittsburgh present a Build Your Business Workshop to entrepreneurs interested in starting or expanding their business. Business experts and seasoned entrepreneurs will discuss the following topics: business planning, marketing and sales, financing, legal issues and business lessons learned. A continental breakfast will be provided.
  • Aug
    16

    Concept to Launch

    6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

    Chatham University Women's Business Center
    “Concept to Launch” is a 6-week entrepreneurial training program for women in the early stages of starting a business, with classes focusing on:
    · developing the business concept,
    · industry and market research,
    · identifying target customers,
    · pricing and marketing strategies,
    · startup financials,
    · legal business entities and,
    · pitching your business.
    Dates: Six Wednesday evenings from 6-8pm on Aug 16, 23, and 30 and continues Sep 6, 13, and 20.
  • Sep
    08

    Women Business Leaders Breakfast Series

    07:30 AM - 08:30 AM
    From designing, selecting fabrics, and determining trends to learning the world of small-batch manufacturing and retail environments these accomplished entrepreneurs have sewn their way to the top. Learn about why a work force environment where employee skills, talents, and intellects are highly valued, is an art unto itself. Come and experience the impact the sewing ecosystem is having on Pittsburgh.
  • Oct
    13

    Women Business Leaders Breakfast Series

    07:00 AM - 08:30 AM
    We waste 40% of all the food we produce. On the other side of this waste are tremendous impacts on our environment and on hunger. 412 Food Rescue’s mission is to prevent perfectly viable food from entering the waste stream by rescuing surplus food and redirecting to nonprofits that serve those who are food insecure. The talk will focus on how innovation and courage to tackle one of the most difficult problems are moving the needle impacting hunger in our region.
  • Nov
    10

    Women Business Leaders Breakfast Series

    07:00 AM - 08:30 AM
    Clearly understanding what a brand/product is looking to achieve - brand awareness, specific sales objectives, channel opportunities, etc. is a crucial ingredient to a household name. Also, having in-depth knowledge about your target audience- keeping your end consumer in mind as well as the brands channel marketing strategy. How will this brand/product be brought to market? Channel mix marketing is so important - where are your best targets, which medium (digital (social) playing a vital role in today’s world). These are the questions this panel of executive women will explore and discuss.
  • Dec
    08

    Women Business Leaders Breakfast Series

    07:00 AM - 08:30 AM
    Do you ask for what you want or are you waiting to be offered the opportunity that will advance your career and/or compensation? Learn how to better navigate the barriers we know women face in the workplace. Did you know: Men are 4x more likely than women to negotiate, women are more anxious about negotiating, and women are great negotiators on behalf of other people but not necessarily themselves? During this presentation, participants will learn to recognize opportunities to negotiate, eliminate anxiety, feel entitled to get what they want and avoid social consequences that inhibit good outcomes for you and your organization.

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