Terry M. Miller 2022

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.

Terry M. Miller

Miller is director emerita of the University of Pittsburgh Institute of Politics where she spent twenty-five years working to deliver timely and balanced policy research and analysis to elected and public officials and cross-sector leaders. In a neutral forum knowledge and associated diverse viewpoints are debated and consensus built aimed toward improving the quality of life of all Pennsylvanians.

Prior to her tenure at the Institute, Miller was founder and first executive director of POWER, the Pennsylvania Organization for Women in Early Recovery, a non-profit organization she established in Allegheny County to provide gender- and culturally-specific treatment & support services to women living with substance use disorder. POWER is in its thirtieth year of operation and has served over 22,000 Pennsylvanians.

Miller is an accomplished community leader, activist, and inspirational speaker whose personal life is a testimony to the human spirit, her story inspires audiences to look at the big picture of their own lives, encouraging them to aspire to be the best version of themselves possible.

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