Daughters of 2008

Catherine D. DeAngelis

The first woman to serve as editor of the Journal of the American Medical Association, she is a leading figure in exposing conflicts of interest in medicine. A graduate of the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, she is nationally known for her work in pediatrics and women?s health. The N...

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Deborah M. Fretz

President and CEO of Sunoco Logistics Partner L.P., a multimillion-dollar pipelines and storage terminal company, she rose through the line organization to become the highest ranking female in the corporation. She is a mentor and role model to women in her company and businesswomen in the communi...

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Jeannette M. Wing

An internationally renowned computer scientist, she was the first female department head of Computer Science at Carnegie Mellon University. She has contributed path breaking research in her field, and her pioneering vision to make


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Meg Cheever

Her passion for Pittsburgh?s historic parks and their restoration led her to become founding President and CEO of the Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy. Under her leadership the Conservancy formed a public-private partnership with city government and raised $40 million toward its mission. A former pub...

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Stephanie W. Naidoff

The first chief counsel for Thomas Jefferson University, founding President of the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, and the first elected President of the Pennsylvania Women?s Forum, she was City Representative and Commerce Director for the City of Philadelphia from 2004-2008. Her community...

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Susan Weiss Shoval

Founder, President and Chief Operating Officer of Guard Insurance Group, a multinational firm headquartered in Wilkes-Barre, she is an active agent for social change. Focusing her efforts on education, economic development and diversity programs, her board service includes Wilkes University, High...

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Trudy Rubin

Author, foreign affairs columnist and editorial board member of The Philadelphia Inquirer, she informs her readers about the complexities of international relations and America?s foreign policy. Over the past five years, she has traveled repeatedly to Iraq at great risk to report about the war fi...

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