The 2016 Women of Spirit® awards program was presented in memory of Grace Ann Geibel, RSM, former Carlow University president and founder of the Women of Spirit® awards, and Elsie Hillman, 1994 Woman of Spirit®, philanthropist, and friend of Carlow University.

2016 CARLOW UNIVERSITY
WOMEN OF SPIRIT® AWARD RECIPIENTS

BARBARA BAKER, DVM
President and CEO of Pittsburgh Zoo and
PPG Aquarium and the Zoological Society of Pittsburgh

LESLIE C. DAVIS
Senior Vice President, UPMC
Executive Vice President and COO
Health and Sciences Division, UPMC

LAURA E. ELLSWORTH, JD
Partner-in-Charge
Global Community Service Initiatives, Jones Day

MARY LOU MCLAUGHLIN
Creator and Founder, Family House

2016 INTERNATIONAL
WOMAN OF SPIRIT® AWARD RECIPIENT
MARIANNE CORNETTI
Internationally recognized Verdi mezzo-soprano


PHOTOGRAPHS FROM THE 2016 GALA


the podium at the Women of Spirit Awards Gala 2016

the 2016 Women of Spirit Awards recipients pose with Carlow University President Suzanne K. Mellon, PhD

Dr. Suzanne K. Mellon, PhD introduces the Women of Spirit Awards Gala

the 2016 Women of Spirit!

the Carnegie Music Hall, Pittsburgh, all decked out for the Women of Spirit Gala  
photos by Shannon Kenyon



THE WOMEN OF SPIRIT®
SELECTION COMMITTEE


Helen Hanna Casey, Chair
Michele R. Atkins
Judith Davenport, DMD
Karen Wolk Feinstein, PhD
Kim Tillotson Fleming
Louise Reiber Malakoff
Suzanne K. Mellon, PhD
Sally Wiggin

Pittsburgh Magazine was the Media Sponsor for the 2016 Women of Spirit®Awards

*All proceeds of this renowned program benefit the expanding Women of Spirit® Institute initiatives including need-based scholarships to Carlow students and summer career exploration workshops for high school girls, with scholarships for those from underrepresented populations.


 

Presenting Sponsors:

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Platinum Sponsors: 
 
  Jone Day Logo
 

Gold Sponsors:


Howard Hanna Logo
Highmark Logo
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Silver Sponsors: 

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Bronze Sponsors:
 

Aladdin Food Management Services, LLC
BNY Mellon
Calgon Carbon
Dollar Bank 
Hefren - Tillotson, Inc. 
Huntington Bank 
Massaro Construction Group
McLaughlin Family
The Pittsburgh Pirates
PNC Bank
PPG