Marci A. Hamilton
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.
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. Prof. Hamilton is a leading and influential critic of extreme religious liberty and the author of “God vs. the Gavel: The Perils of Extreme Religious Liberty”. Hamilton is also the leading expert on clergy sex abuse and child sex abuse statutes of limitation and authored “Justice Denied: What America Must Do to Protect Its Children” which advocates for the elimination of child sex abuse statutes of limitations. Professor Hamilton is a graduate of Vanderbilt University, B.A., Pennsylvania State University, M.A; and the University of Pennsylvania School of Law, J.D.