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NAWBO Greater Pittsburgh interviews members, board members and newsmakers from the National Association of Women Business Owners Greater Pittsburgh Chater This Podcast was created using www.talkshoe.com

 

- NAWBO Newsmakers The 3 N's New President, National Conference & News
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National Association of Women Business Owners celebrated 40 years at their Women's Business Conference in San Antonio Texas with almost twenty former national presidents in attendance. | This Year's Theme: "Inspire the Change." is all about proactive, positive change: Embracing it, leading it, driving it and growing as a result.| Join NAWBO Newsmaker Director and New Historian for NAWBO Greater Pittsburgh, JoAnn R Forrester, in welcoming the new Greater Pittsburgh Chapter President, Kelli Robbins. Kelli will share her goals and experiences at National Conference, and also chat with Joanne Quinn Smith, a former past president of NAWBO Greater Pittsburgh. They will share their experiences and training at th NAWBO WBC. Kelli will also unveil her challenge with Columbus and other neigbor chapters in other cities concerning the 2016 NAWBO WBC in Columbus, Ohio.| Listen in to find out why you should save the date to attend the NAWBO WBC in 2016 and join NAWBO.

 

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This weeks special guest is Mande White,MBA who will be sharing the 7 BIGGEST Mistakes Biz Owners Make. Learn what they are and how they keep you from building the profitable business you always dream of. Mande is the featured for the Nawbo Meeting this month. Host of the show is JOAnn R. Forrester, Empress of Biz" who has over 35 years of experience in owing multiple businesses. Tune in and make sure you are not going to keep

 

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Join us in an overview of the 7th Annual NAWBO Day presented by the Greater Pittsburgh Chapter. Our theme: Healthy, Wealthy and Wise in Business is for all you enterprising entrepreneurs who are determined to grow your business. Special guest are the co-chairs of the event, Joanne Quinn Smith and Sunita Pandit. Tune in and find out about this exciting and profitable day.

 

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Are you a certified minority, women or disadvantaged small business owner? Do you know what certification is? Do you know how it can benefit your business? Here is your chance to find out what certification is, who qualifies, what are the benefits and is it for you. Special guest Ruth Byrd Smith will be interviewed by JoAnn R. Forrester, aka Empress of Biz. tune in and listen to find out what business you are missing.

 

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Todays featured guest is Sharon Gregory, owner of the Sigma's Conference and Event Center on Babcock Blvd. in North Hills. Sharon is an amazing woman whose career has taken many turns from math teacher, bartender to corporate trainer to owner of two successful businesses. Sharon has a fascinating story to tell. Tune in and listen to her experiences and wisdom. Sharon Gregory is also a corporate sponsor of NAWBO Pittsburgh and has been most generous with the use of her center for NAWBO meetings. NAWBO DAY on November 21, 2014 will be held at her conference center.

 

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The Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh, a proud sponsor of NAWBO Pittsburgh , is an agency that has played a significant part in the redevelopment of Pittsburgh. They have many programs that are designed to help your business. Tune in and listen and see how the URA can be a major resource for you.

 

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Money...we all need it. Today it is difficult to obtain traditional funding. One way to overcome the lack of money that has developed the past few years is crowd funding. Join us for a special discussion on crowd funding and is it for you.

 

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NAWBO Newsmakers interviews Jayne Huston, Director of Seton Hill University E-Magnify Center and NAWBO Member and supporter will be talking about women business owners, strengths, challenges and opportunities. JoAnn Forrester, past president, treasurer's and former national board member is the host of the program. She will also be talking about the difficulty of obtaining financing for women business owners and possible solutions.

 

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Our special guest today, Ruth Byrd -Smith, director of Allegheny County M?W/DBE Department and long time NAWBO member and supporter will be sharing with us about M/W/DBE Certification and how that brings opportunity to you. Allegheny County spends a least 500 millions a year, they buy every thing from A to Z..learn about certification and HOW TO MAKE IT WORK FOR YOU!

 

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Publish Date: 02-03-2014 21:01:39
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Join us as we share local and national business news and resources that will help you in business. Special guest, Alice Williams , Director of WEEE, a business incubator,training and a role model for all ambitious women...Alice has an amazing story of how she has followed her dream of empowering women into owning their own business and find ways to help them. One of the amazing things she has done is taken office space in a former bakery and through incredible hard work and vision has turned this space into an incubator and training center. Tune in and listen to Alice William's story. When you have a vision, work for it and never let go...it will come true. Host of this segment, JoAnn R. Forrester, The Empress of Biz, Listen Learn, Prosper! JoAnn is the current Treasurer of NAWBO and a past President and has served on the national board and national nominating committee. Donna Baxter of Soul Pitt Media is the 2013-2014 Greater Pittsburgh president.

 

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Special guest on the NAWBO Newsmaker program is Ternina Jett Hicks, Evangelist/Entrepreneur Diva/Emcee/Radio co-host and the 2014 Program chair for the Greater Pittsburgh chapter of the National Association of Women Business Owners. Terina is an amazing women who wears many hats and dedicates herself to the Christian life. Join us and find out she does it and what she plans are for NAWBO. Host, JoAnn R. Forrester "aka" Empress of Biz" talkcast host will also be discussing the latest updates and status on business women successes and what we need to grow our businesses.

 

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Dana Brown from Chatham University, Center for Politics is our special guest talking about an issue that women business owners need to know. Women, Business and Politics ...Do they Mix Yes they do...and why it is important. .. Also updates on biz information WBO's need to know.

 

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Publish Date: 11-18-2013 21:01:31
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NAWBO Newsmakers has lots of good news to share with you. First is NAWBO Member, Regina Broudy, CEO of Clayton Kendall an award winning company that has grown rapidly during difficult economic times. Regina recently was recognized by the Stevie Awards in two categories In New York. She will be on sharing her success story. And what a success story she is. Our second guest is Christine Hughes, of the Small Business Development Center of Duquense University. We will be discussing the upcoming 8th Annual PA Business Technology conference on November 21, 2013 at Duquense University. This is a good chance to hear what is coming up and get a great discount to the conference. Join us on NAWBO Newsmakers and hear the great news about women in busienss.

 

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Episode: - NAWBO Pittsburgh' News,Updates & Biz Tips to build your business. Welcome to the Kickoff Fall series of The Greater Pittsburgh Chapter of the National Association of Women Business Owners. We are here to deliver the good news about women business owners, opportunities and business tips to help you thrive in business. Special guest, Donna Baxter, media personality and publisher of Soul Pitt Media is our guest this week. She will be sharing her story of business success and her plans as president of the Pittsburgh chapter for the upcoming year. Host for this broadcast. JoAnn R. Forrester "aka" Empress of biz" and long time NAWBO member will also be sharing her experiences as a 30 plus year business owner. Join in and listen to the experiences of these two dynamic women who are dedicated to helping you grow and build a successful business. Call ID: 125929

 

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Elections are coming and it is important for Pittsburgh Business women to know the candidates. Today we are pleased to interview Attorney ROSEMARY CRAWFORD CANDIDATE FOR JUDGE ALLEGHENY COUNTY COURT OF COMMON PLEAS. Additional guest will be NAWBO member, Ola Jackson sharing why she makes sure she participates in political process. ROSEMARY CRAWFORD IS APPROVED ON PRIMARY BALLOT AS A CANDIDATE FOR JUDGE ALLEGHENY COUNTY COURT OF COMMON PLEAS "I believe in a fair and impartial system where race, age, disability, gender, and the money in one's bank account play no role in our access to justice and freedom." says Rosemary Crawford Rosemary Crawford has been approved as a candidate on the May 21, 2013 primary ballot for Allegheny County Common Pleas Court Judge. Crawford has practiced law for 23 years. She received her juris doctorate from Georgetown University Law Center and her Bachelor of Arts from Rhodes College. She worked for a number of high-profile Pittsburgh firms following graduation, gaining extensive experience in civil litigation, family law, employment law and bankruptcy. Crawford is currently an attorney with her firm, Crawford McDonald LLC, and serves as a Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Trustee for the Western District of Pennsylvania. There, she presides over case administration, litigation and complex bankruptcy meetings. She is also a certified Better Business Bureau and FINRA Arbitrator, and a certified Mediator with the CVVC. As a Trial Attorney with the Vaccine Litigation Section of the U.S. Department of Justice, Crawford successfully litigated a number of cases. In 2000, she was appointed to the Federal Rules Advisory Committee, the body that is instrumental in forming the rules governing our region. Rosemary Crawford has served on the Boards of the Allegheny County Bar Association, the Pennsylvania Bar Association, the Women's Bar Association, and the Homer S. Brown Association. She is a Past Director of the YWCA of Greater Pittsburgh Legal Resource for Women. She was the first African-American Chair of the Allegheny County Bar Association Young Lawyers Section and the first African-American woman Trustee in the Western District of Pennsylvania. Rosemary Crawford has served in multiple roles as an educator at the University of Pittsburgh Law School and the Community College of Allegheny County. A longstanding advocate for the needs of the indigent, she provides advice and representation on a pro bono basis. She has served on the Boards of the non-profit Neighborhood Legal Services Association and Pennsylvania Legal Services for over a decade. This is Rosemary Crawford's first bid for elected office. She was named one of the New Pittsburgh Courier's "50 Women of Excellence" and Pittsburgh Magazine's "40 Under 40". She was recognized by the Women and Girls Foundation in 2009 for her legal excellence and received the OWN: Onyx Woman Network's Legacy in Black Award in 2011.

 

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Joanne Quinn Smith and Mary Pam Kilgore discuss what is happening at the 6th Annual NAWBO Day

 

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Join us as we talk with lawyer Tamar Cerafici and super marketer Joanne Quinn Smith. Hope to see you there!

 

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Interviewing Rebecca Pounds, DDS, Jayne Huston of E-Magify and Joyce Kane of Cybertary

 

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A wrap up and lessons learned from the NAWBO's Women's Business Conference 2012 held in Louisville, KY October 4th & 5th

 

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Talking with JoAnn Forrester and Ola Jackson