Advisory Board Members

  • Cynthia Shapira, Board Chair
  • The Hon. Cynthia Baldwin, Former Pennsylvania Supreme Court Justice
  • Betsy Benson, Pittsburgh Magazine
  • Georgia Berner, Berner International Corporation
  • Muriel Bowser '94, Council of the District of Columbia
  • Doris Carson Williams, African American Chamber of Commerce of Western Pennsylvania
  • The Hon. Barbara Cross '75, Commissioner of Cumberland County
  • The Hon. Kathy Dahlkemper, Erie County Executive
  • Eleanor Dezzi, The Dezzi Group
  • The Hon. Jane Earll, Former Pennsylvania State Senator
  • Mary Ann Eisenreich, Office of the Governor
  • Laura Ellsworth, Jones Day
  • Susan Everingham, RAND Corporation
  • Abbe Fletman, Flaster Greenberg
  • Susan Frietsche, Women’s Law Project
  • Barbara Hafer, Hafer & Associates, LLC
  • Heather Heidelbaugh, Leech Tishman
  • Elsie Hillman, The Hillman Foundation & Founder of the Pennsylvania Center for Women and Politics
  • Magdeline Jensen, YWCA of Greater Pittsburgh
  • Dusty Kirk, Reed Smith
  • The Hon. Anne Lazarus, Superior Court of Pennsylvania
  • Valerie McDonald-Roberts, City of Pittsburgh Office of the Mayor
  • Ann McGuinn, Women for a Healthy Environment
  • Kathleen McKenzie, West Penn Allegheny Health System
  • Kate Michelman, Former President of NARAL Pro–Choice America
  • Kimberly Miller, United Steelworkers
  • The Hon. Debra McCloskey Todd, Pennsylvania Supreme Court Justice
  • Christine Toretti, Republican National Committeewoman
  • Bonnie Westbrook VanKirk '81, Chatham University Trustee
  • The Hon. Mary Jo White, Former Pennsylvania State Senator
  • The Hon. Constance Williams, Former Pennsylvania State Senator
  • Susan Yohe, Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney