Chatham University

Upcoming Events

  • Jun
    10

    Women Business Leaders Breakfast Series

    08:00 AM - 09:30 AM

    Topic:“Position Yourself for Success!”
    Speaker: Lynn M. Banaszak, Executive Director, Disruptive Health Technology Institute, Carnegie Mellon University

  • Jun
    13

    Center for Women's Entrepreneurship Open House

    08:00 AM - 10:00 AM
    The Center for Women's Entrepreneurship invites you to a free open house to learn more about our programming, meet and network with other women in the Pittsburgh entrepreneur and business community, and grab a quick cup of coffee. There will be no set agenda--just stop by and talk to us!
    Location: Howe-Childs Gatehouse, Chatham University, 5918 Fifth Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15232

  • Aug
    27

    Small Business Basics

    09:00 AM - 11:30 AM
    The Center for Women's Entrepreneurship at Chatham University (CWE) and SCORE® Pittsburgh partner to present a "Small Business Basics" workshop to women interested in starting their own business or expanding their current business. Entrepreneurs will provide lessons learned and experts in areas including sales, accounting, and financing will provide brief presentations and will be available for participant Q&A at this informal workshop.

  • Sep
    13

    MyBusiness Startup to Service: Fall 2016

    05:30 PM - 08:00 PM
    MyBusiness Startup to Service is being held on Tuesday evenings from 5:30-8pm on the 13th, 20th, and 27th of September and the 4th of October at C-Leveled offices (4117 Liberty Ave, Pittsburgh PA 15224).
    Cost: $300, $250 for Members
    APPLY HERE TODAY

    This program includes intensive entrepreneurial training and is designed for women in the early stages of starting a service-based business. The sessions are designed to hone one's business concept, understand and prepare financials, register your business, and learn to effectively pitch your business. The program will be facilitated by successful entrepreneur and local businesswoman Denise DeSimone, chairman of C-Leveled. At the end of this program, participants will have a pitch deck, a registered business, a vision for their business moving forward, and a working business plan. Participants will also have access to networking opportunities and educational resources through the Center for Women’s Entrepreneurship.

    This program will cover:
    - Concept and customer identification
    - Understanding startup financials
    - Registering your business
    - Marketing your business
    - Pitching your business

    The deadline to apply is August 31st, 2016 and the class will be limited to ten participants, which will be selected based on their progress in their concept and business development cycle to ensure the program effectively supports their efforts.

  • Oct
    08

    MyBusiness Startup to Product: Fall 2016

    09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    MyBusiness Startup to Product is being held on Saturday mornings on the 8th, 15th, 22nd, and 29th of October at Chatham University's Shadyside Campus.
    Cost: $300, $250 for Members
    APPLY HERE TODAY

    This program includes intensive entrepreneurial training and is designed for women in the early stages of starting a product-based business, with sessions designed to hone your concept, gain consumer feedback and insight into marketing and distribution, and learn to effectively pitch your business. The program will be facilitated by Co-Owner and Founder Meredith Meyer Grelli, MBA, of the award-winning Pittsburgh startup Wigle Whiskey.

    At the end of this program, participants will have a concise business plan, a vision for their business moving forward, and will be given an opportunity to pitch for funding, partnership, or other opportunities identified during the final session in front of a panel of regional stakeholders. Participants will also have access to networking opportunities and educational resources through the Center for Women’s Entrepreneurship.

    This program will cover:
    - Concept and product development
    - Marketing, sales, and distribution
    - Direct consumer feedback and focus groups
    - Financing your business
    - Pitching your business

    The deadline to apply is September 15th, 2016 and the class will be limited to ten participants, which will be selected based on their progress in their product and business development cycle to ensure the program effectively supports their efforts.