Shelly D. Yanoff 2011
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.
Shelly Yanoff is a leading advocate for children and youth and has been working tirelessly to that end for thirty years, having joined Public Citizens for Children and Youth as executive director in 1986. Ms. Yanoff is known for her insights on research reports and legislative hearings, leadership in rallies, and lobbying and passionate counsel regarding the important issues facing our children and youth. Ms. Yanoff has spent her working life giving of her time and skills to making a better life for today