Daughters of 2016

Dianne L. Semingson

Dianne L. Semingson

Following successful careers in both the public and private sectors, Dianne Semingson founded DLS International in 1992. Headquartered in Philadelphia, PA, DLS partners with CEO’s and Chief Marketing Officers to provide strategic market planning, marketing communications and business development ...

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Gail Harrity

Gail Harrity

Gail Harrity, President and Chief Operating Officer, Philadelphia Museum of Art.

Highly collaborative and accomplished leader serving as the President and Chief Operating Officer of the Philadelphia Museum of Art, one of the United States’ most comprehensive museums with 230,000 works of a...

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Ida L. Castro

Ida L. Castro

Ida L. Castro, JD, MA : Vice President for Government and Community Relations and Chief Diversity Officer at The Commonwealth Medical College in Scranton, Pennsylvania has more than 30 years of experience in law, academia, not-for- profit and government agencies. At TCMC, Dr. Castro is responsibl...

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Josephine Moore

Josephine Moore

In the late 1980’s, Ms. Moore started a street ministry working in some of Pittsburgh’s most distressed neighborhoods. Concurrently, she met at The Pittsburgh Theological Seminary recruited Rev. Tom Johnson. Together, they partnered to create a summer school program which in 2001 became The Neigh...

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M. Claire Lomax

M. Claire Lomax

Claire Lomax is General Counsel of The Lomax Companies, LP (“TLC”) the Lomax family’s investment office, which manages a portfolio of private equity investments with particular emphasis on technology, communication and real estate. In her capacity as General Counsel for over 25 years, Ms. Lomax h...

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Mary Stengel Austen

Mary Stengel Austen

President & CEO Tierney Mary Stengel Austen co-founded The Tierney Group in 1989, a predecessor to today's Tierney, one of the mid-Atlantic region's largest communications agencies and a member of the Interpublic Group of Companies (NYSE: IPG). With offices in Philadelphia, Harrisburg and New York...

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Nancy E. Davidson

Nancy E. Davidson

Nancy E. Davidson, MD

She earned her MD degree from Harvard Medical School and completed her internal medicine internship at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and internal medicine residency at Johns Hopkins Hospital. Subsequently, Davidson completed a medical oncology fellows...

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Patricia W. Levin

Patricia W. Levin

Lehigh Valley resident recognized as Distinguished Daughter of Pennsylvania: Patricia W. Levin
Patricia W. Levin, the second Executive Director of Head Start of the Lehigh Valley and founder of Community Services for Children, Inc, (CSC) took a financially struggling Head Start organization...

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Sheila Reicher Fine

Sheila Reicher Fine

Born and raised in Pittsburgh, Sheila Reicher Fine has been a committed community volunteer since her teen years. Over the years she has been an active participant, supporter, and board member of numerous organizations, including the Jewish Federation of Pittsburgh, The Children’s Institute of P...

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Velma A. Redmond

Velma A. Redmond

Velma A. Redmond, Chairman of the Board of Managers of Milton Hershey School, a cost-free, private, coeducational home and school established by Milton and Catherine Hershey currently serving more than 2,000 children from families of lower income, is also Chairman of the Board of Hershey Trust Co...

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