Daughters of 2000

Christine James-Brown

As President and CEO of the United Way of Southeastern Pennsylvania, she has been a significant agent of change, transformting the organization’s philosophy, structure, and impact and making it an effective regional and state leader in the non-profit world. In addition, she has dedicated h...

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Dorrance H. Hamilton

Recognized nationally for her generous financial support of innumerable arts and educational institutions in Pennsylvania and beyond, she also has contributed her personal leadership talent in the Philadelphia region for Thomas Jefferson University, University of the Arts, Kimmel Arts Center, Win...

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Jane C. Arkus ✝

Jane C. Arkus

A distinguished executive with an international marketing firm in Pittsburgh, she has received numerous awards for both her professional and volunteer accomplishments in marketing communications. She has generously contributed her talent to a wide range of civic, cultural and educational organiza...

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Janet S. Klein

Committted to enhancing and expanding an appreciation for the value of Pennsylvania?s historic treasures, she has been a tireless advocate for the restoration and preservation of historic sites throughout the state. She served as Chair of the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission under Go...

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Judith Rodin

As President of the University of Pennsylvania, she was the first female elected as president of an Ivy League institution, having also served her alma mater as Provost following her successful career as professor, researcher and administrator at New York University and Yale University. As Presid...

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Marciene S. Mattleman

A strong advocate on behalf of quality education for all children, she has championed literacy through teacher training, mentoring, and motivational programs throughout Southeastern Pennsylvania and the state. She has been both a professional and volunteer leader in these efforts as an educator, ...

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Margaret Mary Kimmel

Professor in the School of Library Information Science at the University of Pittsburgh, she has been an effective advocate for literacy programs on the regional, national and international level. She has served as President of the Association of Library Service to Children, board member of the U....

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Marilyn Ware

Chairman of the American Water Works Company, she has built a distinguished record of professional and philanthropic leadership. She has served as director of CIGNA Corporation and PP&L Resources and her civic interests include the Eisenhower Exchange Fellowship Board, University of Pennsylv...

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Phyllis W. Beck

The first woman to serve on the Superior Court of Pennsylvania, she chaired the Governor?s Commission on Judicial Reform under Governor Casey, which is credited for recommending far-reaching reforms in Pennsylvania?s Judicial System. She is widely respected for her scholarly judicial articles and...

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