Daughters of 2005

Jane Golden Heriza

As director of Philadelphia Mural Arts, she coordinates city-wide mural arts programs. She works with disadvantaged youth, supervises mural crews, workshop instructors and group leaders, designs and paints murals and oversees after-school programs. She has revitalized neighborhoods visually as we...

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Jeanne H. Schmedlen

She is the first Chief of Protocol in the history of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives and the first Pennsylvanian appointed by two successive governors of opposite parties to the Board of Directors of the Pennsylvania Humanities Council. She is a member of the Citizens Advisory Panel of ...

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Katherine Usher Henderson

The sixth president of Point Park University in Pittsburgh, she is highly visible in her community with service on numerous educational, artistic and development boards. She is the author or co-author of four books and numerous articles on women?s studies and American literature. Her distinguishe...

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Linda McKenna Boxx

As chair of the Katherine Mabis McKenna Foundation, she is an environmental leader, working to conserve resources and protect natural landscapes. Her major focus is completing a rail-trail project connecting Pittsburgh to Cumberland, Maryland through the Allegheny Trail Alliance. As founder of th...

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Marlene D. Mosco

President of PNC Bank, Northwest Pennsylvania Region, she has distinguished herself as a valued community leader in the Greater Erie community. She rose from training director in the late ?60s to president in 1998, a climb in banking unmatched by any other woman executive in northwest Pennsylvani...

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Martha Lester Harris

A successful entrepreneur in the public and private sectors, she co-founded InnerLink, a software development company that provides health and safety web-based solutions to schools. She led Pennsylvania’s Workforce Investment Board as a Deputy Secretary in the Department of Community and Ec...

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Mary Scullion

She co-founded Project H.O.M.E., an organization nationally recognized for providing supportive housing, employment, education, and health care to homeless and low income persons. She co-founded Women of Hope, which provides permanent residences and support services for mentally ill homeless wome...

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Renee Fleming

Leading soloist for the Metropolitan Opera, she has been heralded throughout the world as one of the great voices of our time. She has been an international artist for more than a decade and is recognized for her compelling artistry, beautiful sound, and interpretive talents. In her book The Inne...

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Ruth DuBois

She has effected significant change in the fields of substance abuse, violence, and other inappropriate behaviors in children. She developed a model substance abuse and violence prevention and intervention program currently used in Philadelphia schools. As a member of the Governor?s Council on Dr...

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Susan J. Crawford

Appointed to the United States Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces in November 1991, she served as Chief Judge from October 1999 to September 2004. She was appointed Principal Deputy General Counsel of the Army in 1981 and General Counsel in 1983, Special Counsel to the Secretary of Defense in ...

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