Newsmaker: Candi Castleberry-Singleton
Noteworthy: Elected chairwoman of the board of directors of the Women and Girls Foundation, a Pittsburgh nonprofit that focuses on ensuring that women and girls in Pennsylvania have equal access, opportunity and influence in all aspects of their public and private lives.
Family: Husband, Alex Singleton
Occupation: Chief inclusion and diversity officer at UPMC
Background: Started the Center for Inclusion in Health Care at UPMC in 2008; coached executives and fostered sustainable inclusion practices at Motorola, where she was vice president of global inclusion and diversity, and at Sun Microsystems, where she headed the Global Inclusion Center of Expertise; recently received a Tribute To Women Leadership Award from the YWCA of Greater Pittsburgh.
Education: Bachelor's degree in legal studies, University of California at Berkeley, 2003; graduate, human resources executive program, Stanford Graduate School of Business, 2004; Master of Business Administration, Pepperdine University, 2006
Quote: “I personally share Women and Girls Foundation's mission to achieve equality for (all) women and girls.”
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