Daughters of 2011

Anna T. Meadows

Anna T. Meadows

Dr. Anna T. Meadows, a retired professor of Pediatrics at the University of Pennsylvania, has spent decades working toward the successful treatment of children with cancer. Her mission has been to track how cancer survivors fare over their lifetime. Dr. Meadows

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Annie Dillard

Annie Dillard was born in Pittsburgh and graduated from the Ellis School prior to attending college at Hollins University. A widely recognized scholar and author, Ms. Dillard received the Pulitzer Prize in general nonfiction for

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Cary Lorene

Lorene Cary is a highly respected author of fiction and nonfiction, a lecturer and social activist who writes about issues affecting race, the lives of women, education and growing up. Ms. Cary is a cultural leader and in 1998 founded Art Sanctuary, which seeks to bring creators of the best of Af...

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Molly Rush

Molly Rush has worked for decades in Pittsburgh and nationally as a leading activist in the struggles for peace and social and economic justice. As co-founder of the Thomas Merton Center in Pittsburgh she has fought against the threat of nuclear war and has advocated for a living wage and civil l...

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Nancy Minshew

Dr. Nancy Minshew received her medical degree from the Washington University School of Medicine and she was trained as a behavioral child neurologist at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School. Currently, Dr. Minshew is the director of the National Institutes of Health Autism Center o...

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Penny Balkin Bach

Penny Balkin Bach is executive director of the Fairmount Park Art Association, the nation

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Shelly D. Yanoff

Shelly Yanoff is a leading advocate for children and youth and has been working tirelessly to that end for thirty years, having joined Public Citizens for Children and Youth as executive director in 1986. Ms. Yanoff is known for her insights on research reports and legislative hearings, leadershi...

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Susan Fort Sordoni

The mother of five children, Susan has been an inspiration to women in Northeastern Pennsylvania for four decades. She earned her medical degree in 1997 from the Medical College of Pennsylvania. As a volunteer in the community, she established an early intervention program for developmentally dis...

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