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MWBE News and Events for March 2020

March 4, 2020

Reminder to All Who Have Registered: 

GET READY, GET SET…GO!
19th Annual MWDBE Governmental Committee Conference
Thursday, March 5, 2020
7:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. ET
Rivers Casino

We are looking forward to seeing you there!

More Business Building Opportunities

Monday, March 9, 2020 – Chatham University’s Shadyside Campus is offering a workshop entitled “AAUW Work Smart in Pennsylvania.” This free, two-hour (5:30-8:00 p.m. ET) salary negotiation workshop is designed to give women the skills and confidence to advocate for themselves in the workplace. For more information, click here.

Thursday, March 12, 2020 – The City of Pittsburgh is offering “Preparation for Prosperity,” a free women business enterprise (WBE) event that will be held from 8:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. ET. For more information and to register, click here

Thursday, March 26, 2020 – UPMC is offering two informational sessions on how to “Become an Approved UPMC Diverse Supplier of Goods & Services.” The first session will be held from 8-11:00 a.m. ET and the second session will be held from 1-4:30 p.m. ET. The seminar fee is $25. For more information, click here

Open Forum

DBE Public Consultation Forums for Highway and Transit

On behalf of the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation, Bureau of Equal Opportunity, you are invited to attend our Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Public Consultation Forums for Highway and Transit.

The purpose of the Public Consultation Forums is to provide an overview of PennDOT’s 2021-2023 DBE Methodology & Goals Triennial plans for Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and Federal Transit Administration (FTA) and a project forecast. The last hour will be a DBE only forum to discuss PennDOT’s DBE Supportive Services and how to do business with PennDOT.

 

Click here for directions to the forums. 

Should you require more information, please contact the Bureau of Equal Opportunity by phone at 717.787.5891 or 800.468.4201 or Keyla Evans, DBE Manager at keevans@pa.gov or Caroline Crandall, DBE Specialist at ccrandall@pa.gov.

Out and About

Thursday, March 5, 2020 – The URA will have an information table at the 19th Annual MWDBE Governmental Committee Conference at Rivers Casino from 7:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. ET.

Thursday, March 12, 2020 – The URA will have an information table at the City of Pittsburgh’s “Preparation for Prosperity” event at the University of Pittsburgh’s William Pitt Union from 8:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. ET.

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