6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Join us to celebrate Women's Institute Affiliated Faculty member Dr. Jennie Sweet-Cushman's new book! A reception will be followed by a short presentation by the author, and a conversation with special guest, Pittsburgh City Councilperson Erika Strassburger.
09:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Come meet the Center for Women’s Entrepreneurship (CWE) staff in-person and learn about our programs for entrepreneurs and small business owners, including free business counseling and technical assistance, business resources, training programs and membership. Light refreshments provided. Free parking. Agenda: 9:00 - 9:30AM: Networking & Refreshments 9:30 - 10:00AM: CWE Introduction, Programming & Membership 10:00 - 10:15AM: CWE Member Success Story, Casey Kilroy, owner & founder of T...
12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
Starting your business is exciting, but sometimes, it can feel daunting to figure out where to start. When Lillian Rafson launched her company Pack Up + Go, and Ayeshah Abuelhiga launched Mason Dixie Foods, they were blissfully unaware of some of the challenges they would face as entrepreneurs, as well as how gratifying the process would be for them. In this webinar, Rafson and Abuelhiga will walk attendees through five core lessons they have learned that every new business owner should know bef...
Ready to Run is a non-partisan program for women who want to run for office, seek higher office, work on a campaign, get appointed to office, or learn more about the political system. Ready to Run is your one-stop training on running for office or getting involved in public life. You will learn from prominent elected and appointed leaders, campaign consultants, party officials , and policy experts.
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
This four-part training series is designed for small business owners interested in understanding the essence of creating effective websites. The series not only covers the foundational aspects of website strategy but also dives deep into advanced strategies that make websites stand out. Through a blend of lectures, collaborative discussions, and real-world applications, business owners will gain comprehensive insights into website creation, ensuring their digital presence aligns with their busin...
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
QuickBooks Online is a cloud-based monthly subscription service that allows access to financial and accounting data online and seamlessly integrates with many other applications. This training series will consist of three training webinars to help business owners: 1- Establish and navigate QuickBooks Online. 2- Enter transactions and reconcile bank statements. 3- Run reports. However large your business is, having accurate and current financial data is vital for evaluating performance, acc...
Ready to Run is a non-partisan program for women who want to run for office, seek higher office, work on a campaign, get appointed to office, or learn more about the political system. Ready to Run is your one-stop training on running for office or getting involved in public life. You will learn from prominent elected and appointed leaders, campaign consultants, party officials, and policy experts.
06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
"Concept to Launch" is a 6-week entrepreneurial training program for entrepreneurs in the early stages of starting a business. Dates: Six Wednesday evenings from 6-8 PM starting on February 21 and ending on March 27. The Spring program will be offered Online Only and offered at a reduced rate of $55. The program is capped at 25 participants. Required: Zoom capable device and internet access to participate for remaining classes. Certificate of Completion will be awarded to participant...
5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
THE SAME DIFFERENCE is a compelling documentary about lesbians who discriminate against other lesbians based on gender roles. Director Nneka Onuorah takes an in-depth look at the internalized hetero-normative gender roles that have become all too familiar within the African American lesbian and bisexual community. Onuorah shows how these behaviors reproduce the homophobic oppression and masculine privilege of the straight world, while looking for solutions in compelling discussions with communit...
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
As host of the weekly political magazine show Matter of Fact, Soledad O’Brien expands the conversation around the day’s most important issues by engaging in a more inclusive dialogue with decision makers who are shaping the new American political landscape. In this public lecture, Soledad will share her commitment to introducing the under-voiced into the national conversation, and offer powerful insights on the impact of highlighting these perspectives on individuals across the country. Soled...
5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Hysterical is an honest and hilarious backstage pass into the lives of some of stand-up comedy’s most boundary-breaking women, exploring the hard-fought journey to become the voices of their generation and their gender. Just Films is a collaboration of six organizations in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania committed to women, girls, gender equity, and social justice: Black Women’s Policy Center, Chatham University Art & Design Department and Women’s Institute, MomsWork Powered by NCJW Pittsburgh, Women ...