Top 25 Women Leaders
President and CEO,
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Bell, who began her career at CHOP more than 30 years ago as a nurse, has led the organization since 2015. She's continuously pushing the envelope, including in 2018 when she led a redesign of the pediatric residency program. CHOP also plans to expand with a new hospital in King of Prussia, Pa. Nearly 80% of CHOP's workforce is female and Bell has championed a number of career development programs, including creation of the employee-based Women's Resource Group. CHOP also instituted speed-networking sessions, a speaker series and more.