M/W/DBE Related Links

The Allegheny County Department of M/W/DBE
is Raising the Bar in the 21st Century
 

Allegheny County Purchasing & Contract-Related Links

 
Blue Arrow  Allegheny County Professional Services Review Committee 
Blue Arrow  Commodity Contract Search 
Blue Arrow  Expired Contracts 
Blue Arrow  Purchasing Partners 
Blue Arrow  Purchasing Staff 

General Resources

 
Blue Arrow  Pennsylvania Small Business Development Centers (SBDC) 
Blue Arrow  Unified Certification Program (UCP) 
Blue Arrow  Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization & Minority Resource Center (OSDBU/MRC) 

Professional Resources

 
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African American Chamber of Commerce of Western Pennsylvania
2220 Koppers Building
436 Seventh Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA  15219
Doris Carson-Williams, President
Phone: (412) 392-0610
Fax: (412) 392-0612
information@aaccwp.com
 

Blue Arrow  Allegheny County Bar Association
Diversity Collaborative Committee
400 Koppers Building
436 Seventh Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA  15219
Alysia Keating, ACBA Liaison
Phone: (412) 402-6658
 
Blue Arrow  Allegheny County Bar Association
Women in the Law Division
400 Koppers Building
436 Seventh Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA  15219
David Blaner, ACBA Liaison
Phone: (412) 402-6601
Jann Dalton, ACBA Liaison
Phone: (412) 402-6602
 
Blue Arrow  American Psychiatric Association
1000 Wilson Boulevard
Suite 1825
Arlington, VA  22209-3901
Phone: (888) 357-7924
apa@psych.org
Office of Minority and National Affairs (OMNA)
Alison Bondurant
Phone: (703) 907-8639
abondurant@psych.org
 
Blue Arrow  The Association of Black Psychologists
7119 Allentown Road, Suite 203
Ft. Washington, MD  20744
Phone: (301) 449-3082
Patricia Canson-Griffith, Ph.D., Eastern Regional Representative
 
Blue Arrow  Diversity Business Resource Center
Riverside Center for Innovation
700 River Avenue, Suite 231
Pittsburgh, PA  15212
Judith McNeil, Director
Phone: (412) 322-3272
 
Blue Arrow Eastern Minority Supplier Development Council
2690 Regional Enterprise Tower
425 Sixth Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA  15219
Alexander Nichols, President
(412) 391-4423
Blue Arrow  Governor’s Advisory Commission on African American Affairs (GACAAA)
200 South Broad Street, 11th Floor
Philadelphia, PA  19102
Contact:  Karen Stokes
Phone:  (215) 560-2640
ra-gacaaa@pa.gov
 
Blue Arrow  Hispanic National Bar Association
1900 L Street NW, Suite 700
Washington, DC  20036
Alba Cruz-Hacker, CEO and Executive Director
Phone: (202) 223-4777
Fax: (202) 223-2324
Blue Arrow  Homer S. Brown Law Association
P.O. Box 31
Pittsburgh, PA  15230
Phone: (412) 402-6614
info@hsbla.org
 
Blue Arrow  Minority Corporate Counsel Association
1111 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Washington, DC  20004
Phone: (202) 739-5901
 
Blue Arrow  Minority Professional Network, Inc. (MPN)
P.O. Box 55399
Atlanta, GA  30308-5399
Phone: (888) 676-6389
 
Blue Arrow  National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO)
NAWBO Pittsburgh
700 River Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA  15212
Donna Baxter, President, Pittsburgh Chapter
Phone: (412) 704-7439
nawbopittsburgh@gmail.com
 
Blue Arrow  National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC)
327 South Adams Street
Fort Worth, TX  76104
Phone: 1-800-552-3506
nawic@nawic.org
Maureen Sweeney, President, Pittsburgh Chapter
Phone: (412) 227-2500
msweeney@bglaw-llp.com
 
Blue Arrow  National Association of Women Law Enforcement Executives
12500 West 87th Street Parkway
Lenexa, KS  66215
Phone: (913) 825-8042
info@nawlee.org
 
Blue Arrow  National Bar Association
1225 11th Street, NW
Washington, DC  20001
Phone: (202) 842-3900
Fax: (202) 289-6170
 
Blue Arrow  National Black MBA Association, Inc.
Pittsburgh Chapter
P.O. Box 3502
Pittsburgh, PA  15230
Jeanine Blackburn, Chapter President
 
Blue Arrow  National Society of Black Engineers
World Headquarters
205 Daingerfield Road
Alexandria, VA  22314
Phone: (703) 549-2207
Fax: (703) 683-5312
 
Blue Arrow  Network of Minority 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
 
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Pennsylvania DBE Supportive Services Center
Cheyney University
1837 University Circle
P.O. Box 527
Cheyney, PA  19319-0200
Sharon Cannon, Executive Director
Cynthia Moultrie, Director
Phone:  877-736-6323
Fax:  610-399-2118
penndbe@cheyney.edu

Blue Arrow Pennsylvania SBE Supportive Services Center
Cheyney University
1837 University Circle
P.O. Box 200
Cheyney, PA  19319-0200
Sharon Cannon, Executive Director
Mark Corbin, Director
Phone:  855-727-2348
Blue Arrow  Pittsburgh Metropolitan Area Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
1536 Beechview Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA  15216-3336
Alberto Benzaquen, Executive Director
Carmen Malloy, President
(412) 628-8394
chamber@pmahcc.org
 
Blue Arrow  Small Business Administration
411 Seventh Avenue, Suite 1450
Pittsburgh, PA  15219
Phone: (412) 395-6560
 
Blue Arrow  Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers
SHPE, Inc.
5400 East Olympic Blvd., Suite 210
Los Angeles, CA  90022
Pilar Montoya, CEO
Phone: (323) 725-3970
Fax: (323) 725-0316
 
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Society of Women in Engineering (SWE)
203 North La Salle Street, Suite 1675
Chicago, Ill  60601
Phone: (877) 793-4636
Fax: (312) 596-5252
Pittsburgh Section:
Stephanie Chen
swc1@andrew.cmu.edu
Helen Patricia, Region G Director
Phone: (724) 539-5731
helen.patricia@kennametal.com
 

Blue Arrow  Urban League of Pittsburgh
610 Wood Street
Pittsburgh, PA  15222
Esther Bush, CEO
Phone: (412) 227-4802
 
Blue Arrow  Western Regional - National Association of Minority Contractors
700 River Avenue, Suite 214
Pittsburgh, PA  15212
Gil Berry, President
Phone: (412) 498-0928
gilberry60@yahoo.com
Blue Arrow  Women Impacting Public Policy - WIPP
(The voice of professional women on Capitol Hill)
2709 West I-44 Service Road
Oklahoma, OK  73112
Phone: (1-888) 368-5759
support@wipp.org
  • Washington, DC Office:
    1615 L Street NW, Suite 650
    Washington, DC  20036
    Phone: (202) 626-8562
    Fax: (202) 223-6601
  • Pennsylvania Office:
    Women Impacting Public Policy PA
    Faye Heller & Renee Jones
    Phone: (610) 565-9201 & (215) 440-9570
    312 Woodridge Lane
    Media, PA  19063
    Fax: (610) 565-9202
    fayehel@aol.com 
  • Pittsburgh Contact:
    Michele McGough
    Phone: (412) 635-8010
    michele@s4nets.com 
 
Blue Arrow  Women's Bar Association of Western Pennsylvania
PO Box 23620
Pittsburgh, PA  15220-6620
Michelle Pierson, Director
Phone: (412) 429-1922
mpierson@zoominternet.net
 
Blue Arrow  Women’s Business Network, Inc.
P.O. Box 528
Jeannette, PA  15644
Susan Miller, Business Outreach
Phone: (412) 318-4644
Blue Arrow  YWCA Greater Pittsburgh
YW Enterprising Women
305 Wood Street
Pittsburgh, PA  15222
Magdeline Jensen, CEO
Phone: (412) 255-6749
Fax: (412) 255-1271

Minority Media Outlets

 
 Blue Arrow  Greater Pittsburgh Black Business Directory and Resource Guide
(published each year)
Renaissance Publishing
625 Stanwix Street, Suite 2206
Pittsburgh, PA  15222
Connie Portis, Publisher
Phone: (412) 391-8208
Fax: (412) 391-8006
 
Blue Arrow  The Heart and Soul of Pittsburgh
(The Soul Pitt)
Phone: (412) 904-1630
Donna Baxter, CEO
soulpitt@gmail.com
 
Blue Arrow  New Pittsburgh Courier
Newspaper
315 East Carson Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
Rod Doss, Editor & Publisher
Phone: (412) 481-8302
Fax: (412) 481-1360
roddoss@aol.com
 
Blue Arrow  Women's Independent Press
(Women's Yellow Pages of Greater Pittsburgh)
P.O. Box 9687
Pittsburgh, PA  15226
AnnaMarie Petrarca Gire, Publisher
Phone:  (412) 563-6712
wip@fastmail.fm