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Dr. Carol Shields

Dr. Carol Shields

Dr. Carol Shields was trained in ophthalmology at Wills Eye Hospital in Philadelphia, USA and completed fellowship training in ocular oncology and ophthalmic pathology. She is currently Director of the Oncology Service, Wills Eye Hospital, and Professor of Ophthalmology at Thomas Jefferson Universit...

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Edith Bell

Edith Bell

Edith has been working for peace and social justice for 60 years. She is a long-time member of the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom and works with the Thomas Merton Center. She co-founded the Pittsburgh Raging Grannies. Edith Labowsky was born in Hamburg, Germany. She survived c...

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Judith von Seldeneck

Judith von Seldeneck

A pioneer in the executive search industry, Judith M. von Seldeneck is the Founder and Chair of Diversified Search. After working as an executive assistant to then-Senator Walter F. Mondale in Washington, D.C., in 1974 she founded what would become Diversified Search, and over time built the firm in...

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Judy Wicks

Judy Wicks

Author, activist and entrepreneur, Judy founded Philadelphia’s iconic White Dog Cafe in 1983, which became a pioneer in the local food movement and a model in sustainable business practices. She is founder of Fair Food Philly (2000) and the Sustainable Business Network of Greater Philadelphia (2001...

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Mary Lou McLaughlin

Mary Lou McLaughlin

A lifelong Pittsburgh resident, Mary Lou McLaughlin believes that volunteering is a privilege and a gift, a gift that keeps on giving. A dedicated volunteer since her high school days, her service has included the UPMC Patient Safety Committee, the McGowan Institute at the University of Pittsburgh a...

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Siobhan Reardon

Siobhan Reardon

Siobhan Reardon is President and Director of the Free Library of Philadelphia. Through her leadership, the reimagining of the Free Library of the future is highlighted via the Library’s “Building Inspiration” campaign marking the physical and programmatic changes necessary to present a viable 21st ...

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