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2021 RedChair Scholarship Recipients

This year we have awarded 6 scholarships to various women in the Pittsburgh community from companies such as Westinghouse, Thermo Fisher, and others. Our recipients for this year are as follows: Alexandra DeFazio - Westinghouse Cyber Security Program Manager Stacey Chapman - Software Developer Project Manager Brenda Valenta - Westinghouse Karen Harlen -...

Cybersecurity, Privacy, and Regulations Scholarship Details

Overview Thanks to a generous donation from ANSYS, Inc., several women will be funded to attend the 2021 Cybersecurity, Privacy and Regulation course. This opportunity is a 4-week online course, offered by the University of Pittsburgh’s Professional Institute at the School of Computing and Information. What role does...

EDGE Jumpstart Workshop

What is the EDGE Jumpstart Workshop? If we learned anything in the last 12 months, it’s that we still garner outstanding involvement and engagement when we modify the way we bring programs to the community! With that in mind, we’re excited to host—for the very first time—the 2021 EDGE Leadership...

Executive Coaching Scholarship Details

Receive two CEO Mindset Executive Coaching sessions and one phone follow up. During your CEO Mindset Executive Coaching sessions you'll take stock of your current career outcomes and develop a strategy to foster increased growth and success. Gaining perspective and clarity about career goals and strategies Handling unconscious bias in...

DDI Development Pack Scholarship Details

Below are details on the DDI Scholarship that is provided to RedChair. “Interaction Essentials for Leaders” (1-hour Web-based training) In ‘Interaction Essentials for Leaders’, participants learn when and how to use interpersonal skills that will enable them to prepare for, lead, and participate in a variety of interactions that are critical...

2018 Annual RedChairPGH Event

The 2018 RedChairPgh sitwithme event was held in Pittsburgh’s beautiful downtown August Wilson Center theater. More than 200 registered for the 4th annual celebration of women in tech. The evening began with a cocktail reception sponsored by University of Pittsburgh with lots of lively networking and the always-fun photo-booth...

2015 Annual RedChairPGH Event

Our 2015 event was held at the Pitt University Club. Pittsburgh’s Chief Innoation and Performance Officer Debra Lam spoke on her experience building a diverse leadership team. DDI CEO Tacy Byham highlighted the most critical thoughts, research, and best practices from her #LeadLikeAGirl presentation. Microsoft’s Sr. Global Diversity &...

2016 Annual RedChairPGH Event

On Thursday November 16th, 2016, tech professionals across the region convened to take a seat and take a stand—both symbolically and literally—and show solidarity for RedChairPGH’s second annual event. Setting up shop at the new state-of-the-art co-working space Alloy 26 on Pittsburgh’s Northside, the event was meant to build...

2017 Annual RedChairPGH Event

The Redchairpgh 3rd Annual Event took place on November 16, 2017 courtesy of Truefit in the beautifully redesigned Union Trust Building. The evening began with cold drinks, hot appetizers...