Marilyn Ware 2000

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.

Chairman of the American Water Works Company, she has built a distinguished record of professional and philanthropic leadership. She has served as director of CIGNA Corporation and PP&L Resources and her civic interests include the Eisenhower Exchange Fellowship Board, University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, American Enterprise Institute, the National Council of the Conservation Fund, as well as a host of community and regional boards.




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