DEBRA L. CAPLAN is currently serving as an Executive-in-Residence at The Forbes Funds, where she advises nonprofits in governance and leadership. During her longstanding career as a leader in healthcare at Brigham and Women's Hospital and Allegheny Health Network (AHN), and more recently as Interim CEO of Partner4Work, Ms. Caplan has been a steadfast advocate for community health and workforce development and advancing women's leadership. This passion continues through her many nonprofit board affiliations, including currently chairing the JewishHealthcare Foundation Board and previously serving as WQED Board Chair and President of the Pittsburgh International Women's Forum. A graduate of Mount Holyoke College and Harvard Kennedy School, she has received numerous honors, including the YWCA Tribute to Women and the Pittsburgh Women of Influence Award.
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 Director for the Pennsylvania Commission for Women. Appointed by Governor Rendell, she acted as state government’s advocate for all issues as they impacted women and girls. Notable board affiliations include the Girl Scouts of Eastern PA and the Pennsylvania Breast Cancer Coalition. Leslie is also a member of the Forum of Executive Women. Among numerous awards she has received are the Pennsylvania Breast Cancer Coalition’s Pink Tie Award, Komen’s Woman of Power Award, and the Women’s Law Project’s Myrna Bradwell Award.