Marion A. Ainsworth, CAM


, , , ,

Title: Office Manager (Retired)

Company: Desert Inn Mobile Estates Adult Phase 3 Association

Location: Las Vegas, NV

Las Vegas, NV, August 9, 2016, Marion Ainsworth, Retired Office Manager for Desert Inn Mobile Estates Adult Phase 3 Association has been recognized by Elite Women Worldwide, for dedication, achievement and leadership in adult community services.

Distinguished for more than 32 years in the industry, Ms. Ainsworth became involved in this type of business due to her passion for working with seniors. Her position required precise management and organization skills. She was responsible for overseeing bookkeeping, paying bills, managing the payroll, assisting homeowners, assessing applications for quotes with contractors and ensuring the adult community is looked after. Continue reading

Hilaire Tavenner


, , , ,

Title: Author, Writer

Company: Dutch Ink Publishing

Location: Lorain, OH, Canada

Lorain, OH, Canada, August 8, 2016, Hilaire Tavenner, Author and Writer of Dutch Ink Publishing, has been recognized by Elite Women Worldwide, for dedication, achievement and leadership in writing.

Dr. Tavenner had lead an extraordinary life, from her time as a Franciscan nun, to teaching in schools and currently public speaking and writing. She has published more than seven books, ranging in topics from her experience as a nun, to her journeys abroad and on various saints and public figures. It is on these topics that she publically speaks. She started her publishing company, Dutch Ink Publishing in 2000, where she writes and self-publishes her work.

After receiving a degree in the liberal arts from Maria Regina College, she continued her education at the Catholic University in Washington D.C. to earn a Bachelor of Arts in education. From there she earned a Master of Arts in religious studies from St. Charles Seminary. She earned a Ph.D. in reading and language arts from the University of South Florida. She has taught in private and public education systems, at elementary, high school and collegiate levels. Prior to teaching, Dr. Tavenner joined a convent at 17 years old. She left the order nearly two decades later to pursue other endeavors. Continue reading

Helen Marie Schmidt


, , , ,

Schmidt, Helen 994888Title: Medical Director

Company: Gentiva Health Services, Inc. an Affiliate of Kindred At Home

Location: Spokane Valley, WA, United States

Spokane Valley, WA, United States, August 5, 2016, Helen Marie Schmidt, Medical Director at Gentiva Health Services, Inc. an Affiliate of Kindred At Home, has been recognized by Elite Women Worldwide, for dedication, achievement and leadership in in-home medical care.

Dr. Schmidt is a primary care provider who coordinates with nurse practitioners to make house calls for patients. Since 2007, she has directed the Mobile Medical Clinic. Dr. Schmidt has been active in the medical field for more than 50 years and considers her success and longevity in practice due to her passion. She has always had a desire to help others. Even with the prospect of retirement looming up ahead, she still sees herself involved in the medical field. For more than 35 years, Dr. Schmidt has served as a missionary in the Republic of Cameroon. She intends to continue these trips and participate in additional efforts. Continue reading

Doerte Neudert


, , , , ,

Neudert, Doerte 1769827Title: Owner

Company: Art Cabinet Nantucket

Location: Nantucket, MA, United States

Nantucket, MA, United States, August 3, 2016, Doerte Neudert, Owner and Art Cabinet Nantucket, has been recognized by Elite Women Worldwide, for dedication, achievement and leadership in managing a contemporary art gallery.

Art Cabinet Nantucket is the culmination of Ms. Neudert’s lifelong love and appreciation of art and a celebration of her European inheritance, experience and values. As the owner, she is responsible for overseeing the daily operations of the gallery, meeting with clients and answering customer questions. Her work over the past five years has garnered recognition as one of the “Best Art Dealers in Nantucket.” With this gallery, she is able to connect people to art, while awakening their curiosity, beauty and spirituality.

Ms. Neudert is well-known within the art community and attributes her success to her self-confirmation. As a world traveler, she has been able to work in the field in several European cities, New York City and India. She has been involved with music, art, and has presented lectures and art discussions in salons and has helped many people discover and respect art. In 1992, she was recognized as the Cultural Secretary Annmacharya Cultural Center in Hyderabad, India, and she has also founded other cultural centers in Munich and Chicago. In addition, she has organized exhibitions in Boston, New York, Washington D.C., Paris, Germany, Fairfield and Stamford. Continue reading

Susan Jussaume


, , , , ,

Jussaume, Susan 1556803Title: Graduate Nursing Faculty Member, Family Nurse Practitioner

Company: MGH Institute of Health Professions

Location: Boston, MA, United States

Boston, MA, United States, August 3, 2016, Susan Jussaume, MS, APRN, FNP-BC, AHN-BC, Graduate Nursing Faculty Member and Family Nurse Practitioner at the MCH Institute of Health Professions, has been recognized by Elite Women Worldwide, for dedication, achievement and leadership in advanced practice nursing.

On a daily basis, Ms. Jussaume is noted for her abilities to work with a core faculty team developing the holistic nursing curriculum and teaching in the clinical nursing division. With her expertise in advanced practice nursing, family and community health and advanced practice holistic nursing, she has lead a successful career for the past 37 years. For the past decade, Ms. Jussaume has been with the MGH Institute of Health Professions, a graduate university that provides educational services for prospective nurse. With a steadfast ability to hold out against all odds, she has seen much success in her career, which she began showing interest in at a young age. Continue reading

Ruth Naomi Sandberg, Ph.D.


, , , , ,

Title: Director of Jewish-Christian Studies

Company: Gratz College

Location: Melrose Park, PA, United States

Melrose Park, PA, United States, August 2, 2016, Ruth Sandberg, Director of Jewish-Christian Studies at Gratz College, has been recognized by Elite Women Worldwide, for dedication, achievement and leadership in Jewish-Christian studies.

Skilled in Jewish-Christian studies, Dr. Sandberg is noted for her creation of the program and its curriculum at Gratz College. She is proud to have worked for the college for more than three decades, and contribute to its success fusing history and tradition with the future and innovation. The college is known for many firsts, including the first online master’s program in Holocaust and Genocide studies, and the first institution of advanced Jewish learning to accept women on par with men. Prior to becoming the director of Jewish-Christian studies, she was the director of religious education at the Reform Congregation Keneseth Israel.

Dr. Sandberg first attended Bryn Mawr College to receive a Bachelor of Arts in classical Greek and history of religion. She continued to receive her Rabbinical ordination from the Reconstructionist Rabbinical College. She attended the University of Pennsylvania to earn a Ph.D. in post-biblical Hebrew literature with a focus in Rabbinics. It was during this time that she was inspired by her professor Judah Golden, who both encouraged and provided support while she worked toward a Ph.D. Dr. Sandberg is also a member of the board of directors of the Institute for Jewish-Catholic Relations at St. Joseph’s University in Philadelphia and is the co-president of the Cheltenham Area Multifaith Council. Continue reading

Nancy Vlaisavljevich


, , , ,

Title: Management Information System Clerk

Company: Northeast MN Office of Job Training

Location: Eveleth, MN, United States

Eveleth, MN, United States, August 1, 2016, Nancy Vlaisavljevich, Management Information System Clerk for the Northeast MN Office of Job Training, has been recognized by Elite Women Worldwide, for dedication, achievement and leadership in clerical work.

Ms. Vlaisavljevich enumerated accomplishments start with her ability to preserve in light of difficulty. After conquering her biggest challenge of disability, she is poised for the role she has undertaken for nearly four decades. As the management information system clerk, she excels at her position to her strengths of learning from others and understanding what the organization needs for its success. With this mentality, she has helped create a work environment that fosters supportive teamwork and aid for others. Continue reading

Joan Kinlan


, , , , ,

Title: Owner

Company: Joan E. Kinlan, MD

Location: Washington, DC, United States

Washington, DC, United States, July 28, 2016, Joan Kinlan, Owner, has been recognized by Elite Women Worldwide, for dedication, achievement and leadership in psychiatry.

In the span of more than 40 years, Dr. Kinlan has treated hundreds of patients, and is well-known for her ability to quickly diagnose and rehabilitate them. With her own practice for more than 40 years, she is specialized in treating patients with ADHD, depression and bipolar disorder. Getting her patients on a road to recovery as soon as possible is a priority for Dr. Kinlan, and she discovered her talent for helping others while still in medical school. In that case, she worked with a family whose daughter suffered from a cardiac condition and depression. In that month, Dr. Kinlan was able to get her out of her depression, which in turn cured her cardiac condition. For Dr. Kinlan, it was the moment that cemented her decision to go into this field.

Dr. Kinlan attended the College of Mt. St. Vincent and graduated from the school with an undergraduate degree in 1965. She continued at the State University of New York Downstate College of Medicine to receive an MD. She completed an internship at McCook Hospital, a residency at Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester, NY and a fellowship at the Children’s National Medical Center in Washington D.C. She is continuously inspired in her field by knowing what she does has a profound impact on people’s lives. Continue reading

Marlies White


, , , , ,

White, Marlies 1733936Title: Co-Founder and President

Company: SomaLife

Location: West Kelowna, BC, Canada

West Kelowna, BC, Canada, July 27, 2016, Marlies White, President of SomaLife, has been recognized by Elite Women Worldwide, for dedication, achievement and leadership in health and wellness products.

Ms. White was inspired to start her business in response to a close relative succumbing from an illness. Working with her husband Dr. Philip White, a Harvard and Cambridge educated medical doctor, the pair created a series of products directed at promoting better health for others. These products became the flagship products of her built in the basement business, SomaLife. SomaLife is an Okanagan based, health, wellness, nutrition and age management company that develops, manufactures and markets its proprietary line of one-of-a-kind products locally, nationally and internationally. All of the company’s products are concocted from natural formulas. This has attracted professional athletes in the MLB, NHL, NFL and CFL on using the nutritional sports line, which includes energy drinks and supplements. Now with nearly two decades under the belt, Ms. White leads her company to grow with the hopes of changing more lives with their anti-aging, natural, health and wellness products. Her duties when she first started in 1998, entailed organizing shipping, customer service, bookkeeping and office space. She moved into implementing marketing and presentations, and managed direct-to-market sales. She is hands-on in the accounting department, community outreach and social media, and local charities. The company has also branched out into mineral-based cosmetics, sports management and pet wellness.

Continue reading


Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 75 other followers