Angela Duckworth

Angela Duckworth

Angela Duckworth is the Founder and CEO of Character Lab, a nonprofit that provides actionable advice to parents and teachers, based on science. She is also the Christopher H. Browne Distinguished Professor of Psychology at the University of Pennsylvania, facu...

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Carmen Febo-San Miguel, M.D.

Carmen Febo-San Miguel, M.D.

Carmen Febo-San Miguel received her M.D. from the University of Puerto Rico (1973). For four decades she worked as a Family Medicine Specialist providing comprehensive medical care, and as Medical Director, in settings that included Germantown Family Medicine Associates and the Naranjito Health Cen...

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JoAnne Fischer

JoAnne Fischer

“Birthing is a powerful experience whether it results in a baby or an organization. I am grateful to have been a midwife to MCC, to work with passionate and talented people and to advocate for women and children every day.”

As Executive Director of Maternity Care Coalition (MCC) (1989-...

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Leslie Stiles

Leslie Stiles

Leslie Stiles is currently Board President of the PA Conference for Women, an event she initiated in 2003 which draws thousands of participants annually. This day of personal and professional development has become the premiere event for women in the Commonwealth. Leslie also served as Executive D...

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Marci A. Hamilton

Marci A. Hamilton

Marci Hamilton is the Fox Professor of Practice at the University of Pennsylvania. Hamilton is the Founder, CEO, and Academic Director of CHILD USA, www.childusa.org, a nonprofit academic think tank dedicated to evidence-based research to improve laws & public policy to end child abuse and neglect. ...

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Shubhra Shetty, M.D.

Shubhra Shetty, M.D.

Shubhra Marwaha Shetty, MD was born in India, attended medical school at the Armed Forces Medical College, then served in the Indian Armed Forces. She trained in Brooklyn, N.Y. in the early ’90s, during the peak of the HIV/AIDS epidemic, which led to a fellowship in Infectious Disease at Thomas Jeff...

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Sister Rosemary Donley

Sister Rosemary Donley

Sister Rosemary Donley, Ph.D., APRN, BC, FAAN, a Sister of Charity of Seton Hill, is a Professor and the Jacques Laval Chair for Justice for Vulnerable Populations at Duquesne University School of Nursing. Born and raised in Pittsburgh, she has served as President of several national nursing organi...

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Vanessa German

Vanessa German

Vanessa German is a visual and performance artist based in the Pittsburgh neighborhood of Homewood. Homewood is the community that is the driving force behind German ’s powerful performance work, and whose cast-off relics form the language of her copiously embellished sculptures. As a citizen art...

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