Support and Resources

Support and Information

These organizations provide support and information to assist you in growing your MWDBE business. Other resources will also help you maintain your business development momentum.

Minority Media Outlets

Soul Pitt Media

JS Publishing/Talk Magazine
2275 Monroeville Boulevard
Monroeville, PA 15146

New Pittsburgh Courier
315 East Carson Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15219

Onyx Woman Network
P.O. Box 91362
Pittsburgh, PA 1522

Professional Organizations

African American Chamber of Commerce of Western Pennsylvania
2220 Koppers Building
436 Seventh Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15219

Allegheny County Bar Association
Diversity Page
400 Koppers Building
436 Seventh Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15219

Diversity Business Resource Center
Riverside Center for Innovation
700 River Avenue, Suite 231
Pittsburgh, PA 15212

Duquesne University Center for Green Industries and Sustainable Business Growth
108K Rockwell Hall
600 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15282

Eastern Minority Supplier Development Council
Historic Alcoa Building, Suite 401
611 William Penn Place
Pittsburgh, PA 15219

Governor’s Advisory Commission on African American Affairs (GACAAA)
110 N. Eighth Street, Suite 505, 11th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19107

Hispanic National Bar Association
1900 L Street NW, Suite 700
Washington, DC 20036

Midwest USA Chinese Chamber of Commerce - Pittsburgh Office
3325 Saw Mill Run Boulevard
Pittsburgh, PA 15227

Minority Corporate Counsel Association
1111 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20004

Minority Professional Network, Inc. (MPN)
P.O. Box 55399
Atlanta, GA 30308-5399

MWDBE Governmental Committee
Riverside Center for Innovation
700 River Avenue, Suite 231
Pittsburgh, PA 15212

National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO)
NAWBO Pittsburgh
700 River Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15212

National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC)
327 South Adams Street
Fort Worth, TX 76104

National Association of Women Law Enforcement Executives
486 Main Street
West Townsend, MA 01474

National Bar Association
1225 11th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20001

National Black MBA Association, Inc.
Pittsburgh Chapter
P.O. Box 3502
Pittsburgh, PA 15230

National Society of Black Engineers
World Headquarters
205 Daingerfield Road
Alexandria, VA 22314

Network of Minority Health Research Investigators (NMRI)
(Biomedical research investigators and technical personnel)
Communication Network sponsored by
National Institute of Diabetes & Digestive & Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)
National Institutes of Health
Building 31, Room 9A04 Center Drive
MSC 2560
Bethesda, MD 20892-2560

Pennsylvania DBE & SBE Supportive Services Center
ProRank Business Solutions, LLC
The Harrisburg Uptown Building (HUB)
1821 Fulton Street, Suite 201A
Harrisburg, PA 17102

Pittsburgh Metropolitan Area Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
1555 Broadway Avenue, Second Floor
Pittsburgh, PA 15219

Small Business Administration
411 Seventh Avenue, Suite 1450
Pittsburgh, PA 15219

Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers
SHPE, Inc.
5400 East Olympic Blvd., Suite 210
Los Angeles, CA 90022

Society of Women in Engineering (SWE)
203 North La Salle Street, Suite 1675
Chicago, Ill 60601

Southwestern Pennsylvania Engineering Outreach (SPEO)
c/o Engineers’ Society of Western Pennsylvania
337 Fourth Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15219

Urban League of Pittsburgh
610 Wood Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15222

Women's Business Enterprise Center - East (WBEC-East)
Riverside Center for Innovation
700 River Avenue, Suite 210
Pittsburgh, PA 15212

Women’s Business Network, Inc.

P.O. Box 528
Jeannette, PA 15644

YWCA Greater Pittsburgh
305 Wood Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15222

Catalyst for Business Development

We provide technical assistance, advocate for solutions to address MWDBE business concerns, and promote opportunities within Allegheny County. In partnership with all county departments and the community at large, the Department of Equity and Inclusion ensures the successful integration of MWDBE firms within the business structure of the county.

Some of the partners that provide technical assistance are the Center for Women's Entrepreneurship at Chatham University, the Community Empowerment Association, the Diversity Business Resource Center, the Hill District Community Development Corporation and Penn State Greater Allegheny - McKeesport Campus.