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Daughters of 2013

Constance H. Williams

Constance H. Williams

Constance H. Williams has a distinguished career in public service and civic engagement. A former member of both the Pennsylvania State Senate and House of Representatives, she has served on the boards of many regional, state and national organizations. She is Chair of the Board of Trustees of th...

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Ingrid E. Bogel

Ingrid E. Bogel

Ingrid E. Bogel, a passionate and effective advocate for the preservation of national and international cultural history, has provided long-term leadership of the Conservation Center for Art & Historic Artifacts (CCAHA) in Philadelphia. She has been an advisor for Pennsylvania historic sites, as we...

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Jane C. Burger

Jane C. Burger

Jane C. Burger has generously shared her visionary, creative and effective leadership to enhance community services throughout Western Pennsylvania. Focusing her efforts on improving the lives of women, children and families through education and economic development, her work includes her service ...

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Jane Werner

Jane Werner

Jane Werner is redesigning the role of museums in the 21st century, both in Pittsburgh and beyond. Executive Director of the Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh since 1999, she has been a dynamic catalyst not only within the museum walls, but also in spearheading the dramatic transformation of the surr...

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Jennifer Higdon

Jennifer  Higdon

Jennifer Higdon, one of America?s most acclaimed and most frequently performed living composers, received the 2010 Pulitzer Prize in Music for her Violin Concerto. Her Percussion Concerto won the 2010 Grammy for Best Contemporary Classical Composition. Her work has been commissioned and performed...

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Lily Yeh

Lily  Yeh

Lily Yeh uses participatory public art to empower impoverished communities around the world. Born in China, she came to the United States in 1963 and received an MFA from the University of Pennsylvania. She was professor of painting and art history at University of the Arts for 30 years. The Vill...

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Marsha Blanco

Marsha  Blanco

Marsha Blanco has served as President and CEO of ACHIEVA since 1978 where she has been instrumental in developing pioneering community services for people with disabilities and their families. Marsha’s effective advocacy has been a primary factor in decreasing Pennsylvania’s reliance on institution...

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Sara (Sally) Gammon

Sara (Sally) Gammon

Sara (Sally) Gammon has devoted much of her professional life to developing rehabilitation services throughout eastern Pennsylvania that provide increased function and independence for people with disabilities. As President and CEO of Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Network in Allentown for more tha...

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Sister Christine Vladimiroff

Sister Christine Vladimiroff

Sister Christine Vladimiroff, OBS, has dedicated her strong leadership skills in service to others, especially in fighting hunger and poverty in America. She served as President and CEO of Second Harvest, the nation’s largest food bank network, as Board Chair of Bread for the World, a 60,000 membe...

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