Sister Rosemary Donley
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.
Sister Rosemary Donley, Ph.D., APRN, BC, FAAN, a Sister of Charity of Seton Hill, is a Professor and the Jacques Laval Chair for Justice for Vulnerable Populations at Duquesne University School of Nursing. Born and raised in Pittsburgh, she has served as President of several national nursing organizations and currently chairs the Board of Directors of CGFNS. She is a member of the National Academy of Medicine and is a living legend in the American Academy of Nursing. Her selection as a Robert Wood Johnson Health Policy Fellow shaped her knowledge of policy structures and the legislative process. At Duquesne University, she teaches seminars in health policy and finance and social justice. She also plans national symposia on social justice for vulnerable populations. The tenth annual symposium: Social Justice, for Vulnerable Populations: The Face of the Person who is Homeless, will be held on October 17-18 2019.