Daughters of 2012

Feather O'Connor Houstoun

Feather O'Connor Houstoun

Feather O’Connor Houstoun has served in the public and non-profit sectors of Philadelphia and the region with distinction and vision for more than 20 years. In 2012, Governor Corbett nominated her to the Philadelphia School Reform Commission to bring her savvy judgment and management expertise to t...

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Joan Myers Brown

Joan Myers Brown

Joan Myers Brown has committed her life to dance, and is recognized as a pioneer in the world of dance in Philadelphia and internationally. She founded the Philadelphia School of Dance Arts in 1960, and The Philadelphia Dance Company Philadanco in 1970, where she continues to serve as Executive/Art...

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Joanne A. Epps

Joanne A. Epps became the Dean of Temple Law in 2008 after serving on the faculty since 1985, and as the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs from 1989-2008. She is an officer of the American Bar Association Section of Litigation, serves on the Board of Directors of the Defender Association of Phi...

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Judith Thomas Horgan

Judith Thomas Horgan has been instrumental in improving the juvenile justice system in Allegheny County. As a volunteer, she founded Child Watch of Pittsburgh, which has made great strides in mobilizing the community to focus on the needs of at-risk young people. In addition to providing direct su...

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Kathleen Marshall

Kathleen  Marshall

Kathleen Marshall has received wide acclaim as a successful Broadway director and choreographer. Her extraordinary creativity and talent have been recognized by the coveted Drama Desk and Tony Awards for her musicals Nice Work if You Can Get It, Anything Goes, The Pajama Game, Wonderful Town and Ki...

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Pat Halpin-Murphy

Pat Halpin-Murphy

In 1993, Pat Halpin-Murphy founded the Pennsylvania Breast Cancer Coalition, the state-wide grassroots coalition serving breast cancer survivors, their friends and families, research institutions, health professionals, elected officials and others seeking support and information, where she continues...

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Silvia M. Ferretti

Silvia M. Ferretti

Dr Silvia Ferretti has been a driving force behind the growth of osteopathic medical education in Pennsylvania. As Provost, Senior Vice President and Dean of Academic Affairs of Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine, the largest medical school in the country, she has dedicated her career to t...

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Suzanne Yenchko

Suzanne Yenchko is a leader in government relations, business and community service. She recently retired as Director of Government Affairs for Pennsylvania American Water, having served in the same capacity at International Paper Company and AMP/TYCO Electronics. Considered an expert in national ...

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