Chatham University

Upcoming Events

  • May
    30

    Workshop: What is My Business Worth?

    06:00 PM - 08:00 PM

    Chatham University Women's Business Center
    Chatham’s Women Business Center in partnership with Enterprise Bank University will present a free workshop focused on the complex process behind business valuations and business acquisition.
    Speakers: Brad Jadlowiec, Senior Accountant and Business Valuation Specialist at Kinol Sharie Leyh and Associates, and Erin Farabaugh, Vice Chair of the Business, Acquisition And Securities Practice Group at Dinsmore & Shohl LLP.
  • Jun
    06

    Intro to Sewing Machines

    06:00 PM - 08:30 PM
    The perfect workshop to develop some basic machine sewing skills by learning how to use sewing tools & equipment, the best use for various fabrics, and much more. This foundational, all-levels workshop will be a step-by-step tutorial using the Singer Sewing machine in the Prototype & Design Lab, 2803, Eastside.
    Hosted by CWE and Style412
  • Jun
    10

    Workshop: What are the Legal Considerations & Food Safety Requirements for Food Businesses?

    05:30 PM - 08:00 PM

    Chatham University Women's Business Center
    This workshop will discuss both the legal considerations and food safety requirements for both start-up and existing food businesses. Marlene van Es of Trellis Legal LLC will discuss the process of choosing and setting up an entity for your new food business, things to look for in a commercial lease and important aspects to negotiate, and the basics of bri ... read more
  • Jun
    14

    Women Business Leaders Breakfast Series

    07:30 AM - 09:00 AM
    Come hear the CEO of a new aviation company present the challenges of launching a new business, developing early traction, recruiting a rockstar team, and keeping the faith. She’ll discuss the great gift of customer discovery and how networks and the kindness of strangers have been critical to Fly Louie’s early success. Also, how one can begin to solve a big problem with limited resources – from launch with a simple Squarespace site and no inventory – to a year-round route without a single plane.
  • Jun
    18

    Summer Open House & Networking Happy Hour

    04:30 PM - 06:30 PM

    Chatham University Women's Business Center
    Come meet CWBC staff and learn about our programs for women business owners, including free business counseling, technical assistance and business workshops. Meet Deb Cavrak and Sue Cavrak, sisters and co-founders of The Ahfis (pronounced “the office”) a hip and happy, creatively-inspired membership-based workplace for small business owners, freelancers, remote workers, and nonprofits. It is a hub for community to gather, collaborate, learn, teach, network, celebrate and break-down barriers. Enjoy refreshments, network and take a tour of The Ahfis.
  • Jun
    20

    Serger Basics

    06:00 PM - 08:30 PM
    A step-by-step, all levels workshop on the fundamentals of using a serger. Participants will learn how to use the commercial serger available in the CWE Prototyping & Design Lab where both experienced and novice sewists alike will find the workshop useful and will learn something to elevate their joy of sewing. Focused on utilization, this workshop will take participants through the basics of how the serger works, threads & needles, working with common and specialty fabrics. Hosted by CWE and Style412
  • Jul
    18

    Embroider Your Own Label

    06:00 PM - 08:30 PM
    Be proud of your creation. This workshop invites aspiring designers, brands and makers to learn how to stitch out labels for their personal designs. Participants can expect to create their own custom label through this workshop and walkaway with the knowledge of how to do this independently. Hosted by CWE and Style412
  • Aug
    10

    Workshop: Build Your Business

    08:30 AM - 12:30 PM

    Chatham University Women's Business Center
    Chatham’s Women Business Center in partnership with SCORE Pittsburgh will present a Build Your Business Workshop for women 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.

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