Chatham University

Women Business Leaders Breakfast Series

Women Business Leaders Breakfast Series

Women Business Leaders Breakfast Series


2nd Friday/each month (September – June)




8:00 - 9:00 am
Registration & Breakfast available
at 7:30 am

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Non-Chatham Student and Veteran's Rate: $12.00 with valid student ID.
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James Laughlin Music Center, Chatham University
Shadyside Campus
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The Women Business Leaders Breakfast Series features prominent regional women business leaders speaking on a variety of progressive business topics. Casual networking and a continental breakfast precede engaging and interactive presentations on topics essential for women in business such as innovative entrepreneurship, strategic business growth, unique marketing strategies, and logistical business planning.

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Upcoming Dates & Speakers

Friday, February 08

Celebrating Remarkable Women Entrepreneurs During Black History Month

Come and honor the work of women entrepreneurs in our community. A panel of African-American women business owners will share their successes, their stories, their big wins, and what they would do differently.


Doris Carson Williams

Friday, March 08

Pittsburgh’s Million Dollar Women-Owned Businesses

The Women's President's Organization will moderate a panel of exceptional women entrepreneurs about how they founded their companies, their successes, their biggest obstacles, lessons learned, and their future plans for growth. Only 1.7% of all women-owned businesses get to the million dollar mark, come to hear the “secret sauce” from a few women founders who have made it there!


Yvonne Campos

Yvonne Campos

Founder, Next Act Fund

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Friday, April 12

Best Practices & Lessons Learned From Women in Finance at the Top

Come hear two women in finance discuss their journeys through the ranks in the financial realm, providing real insights and perspectives and answering questions including how they did it, whether or not they had mentors along the way that opened doors for them, and how they handled road blocks.


Stephanie Novosel

EVP, Head of Commercial Banking, PNC

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Stephanie graduated from Chatham in 1990 with a degree in International Business and is the Head of Commercial Banking at PNC. Prior to joining PNC, she was senior vice president of market strategy and planning for Lender's Service, Inc., a mortgage subsidiary of Merrill Lynch Credit Corp. Stephanie began her career at PricewaterhouseCoopers, working with audit, tax, and management consulting practices.

Nancy Humphreys


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Nancy received her BA in Political Science from Chatham in 1963 and her MA from Syracuse University in1965. She was the Managing Director and Treasurer of Global Corporate Investment Bank North America for Citigroup New York, Citibank, and retired from this position in February 2000. From 1982 to 1991 she was VP of Chase Manhattan Bank, New York, where she was Manager of Global Funding and Liquidity for Corporate Bank for London, Europe, Tokyo, Hong Kong, and North America.