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Deborah Harmon-Pugh

Deborah Harmon-Pugh


President and National Campaign Chair
The Healthy Caregiver Community Foundation and The Women Veterans ROCK! Advocacy Campaign


Deborah Harmon-Pugh is President and Editor-In-Chief of The Healthy Caregiver Community Foundation since year 2000. In 2009, Ms. Harmon-Pugh was appointed to also serve as the National Campaign Chair for The Women Veterans ROCK Advocacy Campaign.

Women Veterans ROCK is a coalition of Women Veterans Organizations and Women Advocacy Organizations supporting America’s Women Veterans and Military Families in the areas of: Housing; Employment; Education; Financial Stability; Health and Wellness.

Under her leadership, Women Veterans ROCK grew a National Affiliate Network of over 25,000 supporters and partners. She launched five signatures Workforce and Leadership Development Programs. These programs include: The Women Veterans Civic Leadership Institute and The Women Veterans 2020 Delegation To Washington, DC. The Women Veterans ROCK Campaign is dedicated to preparing today’s military women for post-military civic engagement and community leadership.

Ms. Harmon-Pugh is Past President of the Greater Philadelphia Chapter of the National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO). She has served on the Boards of: the Emergency Fund Coalition for Older Philadelphians; Philadelphia Veterans Multi-Service Center; and Liberty USO of Pennsylvania and Southern New Jersey.

Professor Deborah Harmon-Pugh is a Constitutional Law Professor at Chestnut Hill College School of Continuing Education and Professional Studies. She also teachers Senior Seminar for Graduating Business Majors; Government & Business; Psychology of Leadership; and is a member of the College’s Curriculum Review Committee and the Veterans Committee.

Deborah Harmon-Pugh is the recipient on many business and service awards including: Pennsylvania's 50 Best Women in Business; Business Philadelphia Magazine 100 People To Watch; SBA Minority Business Advocate of the Year; Small Business News Public Policy Advocate of the Year; Veterans Affairs Advocacy Award Recipient; The Washington, DC Veterans “Vetty” Award; and the Susan G. Komen Women’s Champion of Change Award.

Currently, she resides in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania.