Chatham University

About Us

The Center for Women's Entrepreneurship at Chatham University creates economic opportunities for women through entrepreneurial education and training, mentoring, and networking. Building on Chatham University's tradition of educating women for 145 years, The Center for Women's Entrepreneurship at Chatham University has provided quality education and training for women entrepreneurs since 2005.

Our Team

Rebecca Harris, MBA

Rebecca Harris, MBA

Executive Director
Center for Women's Entrepreneurship at Chatham University
412-365-1301
rharris@chatham.edu

Rebecca has over 20 years of experience as an entrepreneur, consultant, and marketing specialist. She has started and managed a number of businesses, consulted on business development, marketing, sales management and strategic planning, and has worked for several non-profit organizations.

Rebecca holds an MBA in marketing from The Fox School of Business at Temple University and a bachelor of science degree in communication studies from Northwestern University.

Anne Flynn Schlicht, MBS

Anne Flynn Schlicht, MBS

Director
Chatham's Women's Business Center
This position serves as Assistant Director of the Center for Women's Entrepreneurship at Chatham University
412-365-1153
aschlicht@chatham.edu

Anne joined the Center in September 2006. Anne received her Masters of Business Studies in Entrepreneurship from the University of Limerick, Ireland and a Best Practice in Teaching Entrepreneurship Certificate from the University of Cambridge, UK. Anne brings a wealth of international experience as a professor of entrepreneurship and as a business consultant. Anne has presented at seminars and conferences internationally on the topic of entrepreneurship education and women entrepreneurs. In January 2005, Anne was chosen as the second "Rooney International Visiting Scholar," which facilitated her move to the US.

Michelle Price, MFA

Michelle Price, MFA, PhD

Student & Community Engagement Coordinator
Center for Women's Entrepreneurship at Chatham University
412-365-1384
m.price@chatham.edu

Michelle has a background in both industry & academia. She worked as a designer of fashion product before transitioning to academia where she taught Retail Merchandising & Fashion Product Development. She holds undergraduate degrees in Fine Arts, a Masters of Fine Arts in Design as well as a PhD in Instructional Technology.

Mitra Saeidi

Mitra Saeidi, MBA

Program Coordinator
Center for Women's Entrepreneurship at Chatham University
412-365-2779
m.saeidi@chatham.edu

Mitra joined the Center in August 2018 as a Chatham University Graduate Marketing Assistant. Mitra received her Master of Business Administration in Healthcare Management from Chatham University in April 2019. Mitra has a background working as a sale representative in the medical industry and as a technology consultant. She moved to the United States in pursuit of unique educational and career opportunities. She started her new position as the Program Coordinator for the Centers in May 2019. Mitra brings to this position an extensive background in the service industry.