Steering Committee

Our Steering Committee serves as a sounding board for developing strategic plans for implementation.


Angélica Ocampo (co-chair), President and CEO, World Affairs Council of Pittsburgh

Frederick Thieman (co-chair), Henry Buhl, Jr. Chair for Civic Leadership, Buhl Foundation

Dr. Ariel Armony, Director, University Center for International Studies, University of Pittsburgh

Dr. Furkan Ertem, Whitetulip Health Foundation

janera solomon, Executive Director, Kelly Strayhorn Theater

Kheir Mugwaneza, Program Manager, Center for Inclusion Health, Allegheny Health Network

Dr. Karen Hacker, Director, Allegheny County Health Department

Reverend Liddy Barlow, Executive Minister, Christian Associates of Southwest PA

Mike Capsambelis, Product Management, Google; Founder + Trustee, Awesome Pittsburgh

Dr. Quintin Bullock, President, Community College of Allegheny County

Robert Hurley, Director, Allegheny County Economic Development

Rosamaria Cristello, Executive Director, Latino Community Center

Suad Yusuf, Program Director, Global Minds

Wasi Mohamed, Executive Director, Islamic Center of Pittsburgh

Yu-Ling Behr, CEO, Sandra Cadavid & Director of Marketing, Kidsburgh