Hey Pittsburgh Creatives - this month’s event will inspire you to get up and take ‪#‎Action‬! CreativeMornings/Pittsburgh is proud to present Emmai Alaquiva, 2008 Emmy Award winner and 2013 daytime Emmy nominee. Through his work in the film, music and radio industries, Alaquiva prides himself on serving the community to his fullest extent, often going above and beyond to ensure that youth in Pittsburgh receive all the advantages in the world.
A special thanks to our partners The Sprout Fund for sponsoring this month’s event. Sprout supports innovative ideas that are catalyzing change in Pittsburgh.
Mark you calendar for Friday, August 28. Ticket registration opens on Monday, August 24.

Our theme this month is Collaborate and CreativeMornings/Pittsburgh is excited to showcase Debra Lam, Chief of Innovation & Performance for the City of Pittsburgh and a member of the executive cabinet under Mayor William Peduto. Debra has over a decade of international experience in governance, sustainable and strategic development, policy analysis, and project management. She has criss-crossed sectors, from non-profit organizations to the federal and local governments, and has developed a network of global external partners to capitalize on the opportunities, resources, and research in her field.

Photo: Chandler Crowell

Our theme this month is ‪#‎Revolution‬, and we’re proud to present artist, activist, and entrepreneur LaKeisha Wolf. With more than fifteen years experience in community organizing, LaKeisha is a pioneer of cooperative development. As the Executive Director of the Ujamaa Collective, a non-profit based in the Hill District that supports craft enterprises owned by Africana women, LaKeisha embodies her commitment to social justice and her choice to lead as a revolutionary.
A special thanks to our partner Repair The World: Pittsburgh for making this event possible through the donation of venue space.
Mark your calendars for Friday, June 26. Be the revolution!

Time to gear up and nerd out over this month’s theme. Our May event features a brilliant mind from the world of ‪#‎Robotics‬, Illah Nourbakhsh, director of the CMU CREATE Lab and the Robotics Masters Program at Carnegie Mellon University.

Waiting anxiously for our next event? Mark your Calendar for Friday, April 24th. This month’s theme is “Humility,” which was chosen by our Orlando chapter, and was illustrated by Sean Tungelstke.

Join us for this Friday’s breakfast lecture!
This month’s theme is Ink.

Where: The New Bohemian - 887 Progress St. Pittsburgh, PA 15212
When: Friday, March 27, 8:30 - 10:00 a.m.

Tickets will be available on Monday 24th!


Award winning multidisciplinary artist, Vanessa German takes the stage at the November CreativeMornings/Pittsburgh event. An actress, playwright, sculptor, performer and educator, Vanessa has impacted the Pittsburgh region in countless ways. Once you have the opportunity to meet you, you’ll understand how. Ask her about Spoken Word Opera.

You might recall the “Stop Shooting, We Love You.” signs that frequently the local news stations last year. Thanks to Vanessa, Love Front Porch was able to share an important message. 


A big “hoorah!” for The Union Project, our host this month. They’ve once again brought a CreativeMornings/Pittsburgh event to life inside their beautiful walls. Haven’t been? You’ll feel inspired after visiting the space for this month’s event.

Can we get an “hallelujah!” for the providers of our caffeine kick, Espresso A Mano?! Located in Lawrenceville, Espresso A Mano provides hand crafted espresso and coffee beverages in a relaxing atmosphere. Stop by and pay them a visit- you won’t be disappointed.

A grandiose “thank goodness” for Kaleidescope Cafe for providing delicious breakfast bites this month! The shop in Lawrenceville brings fine dining to an approachable atmosphere with their delicious dishes and relaxed environment. Courtesy call before you arrive and find yourself welcomed by gracious servers!


What you need to know:
Friday, November 15th, 8:30am-10am
Vanessa German (aka: awesome)
The Union ProjectTickets go on sale Monday, November 11th @ 10am.