Company: Carroll Co. LLP
Location: Pahoa, HI, United States
Title: Physical Scientist
Company: Naval Oceanographic Office
Location: Carriere, MS
Carriere, MS, September 28, 2016, Deborah Callender, Physical Scientist of Naval Oceanographic Office, has been recognized by Elite Women Worldwide, for dedication, achievement and leadership in scientific project management.
Ms. Callender celebrates nearly a decade with the Naval Oceanographic Office, where she provides services in management, leadership, research and analysis. She manages such studies as the marine seafloor geology profile and fleet projects for the U.S. Navy. Additionally, her skills as a GIS project manager are used when acquiring data and integrating seafloor geology, physical oceanography, meteorology, bathymetry, ice, shipping and fisheries into navigation and safety specifications for clients. Furthermore, Ms. Callender is the project manager for the Global Marine Environmental Library, which integrates academia and published documents into databases interconnected to GIS data. Her work is not done yet, as she is an AUV Survey GIS analyst of the Remote Environmental Measuring Unites (REMUS), which analyzes side-scan sonar. She provides her expertise for the ISS-60 Watchstander for oceanographic surveys, which include processing of multi-beam bathymetry. Continue reading
Title: Librarian, Manager (Retired)
Company: Royal Canadian Mounted Police
Location: Regina, SK, Canada
Regina, SK, Canada, August 15, 2016, Ruth Hoffart, Librarian, Manager (Retired) at Royal Canadian Mounted Police, has been recognized by Elite Women Worldwide, for dedication, achievement and leadership in law enforcement services.
After dedicating 47 years in the law enforcement field, Ms. Hoffart retired from the Royal Canadian Mounted Police. During her time in the service, she helped develop a library that became a fully automated resource center used by cadets in training. Her position required her to be a leader, and she was often directing others, implementing organization management and training others regarding law enforcement. Her fruitful career with the Royal Canadian Mounted Police was recognized with a Long Service Medal.
Ms. Hoffart’s decision to join the RCMP is largely based on her desire to help others. Her success was built upon her selflessness, and because she enjoys helping others, she was also able to work well with her colleagues. Her career as a librarian and manager is speckled with many achievements, however, Ms. Hoffart points out that her greatest accomplishment has been sharing her information with others. In her retirement, she still enjoys helping others and is active at her local church where she is a Sunday school teacher. Continue reading
Company: Ferrum College
Location: Ferrum, VA, United States
Ferrum, VA, United States, July 26, 2016, Delia Heck, Associate Professor of Environmental Science at Ferrum College, has been recognized by Elite Women Worldwide, for dedication, achievement and leadership in environmental education.
Dr. Heck was always guided by her interests in science and research, and was motivated to teach young adults who are interested in the topics and pursuing careers in them. Not only does she work to provide the best education to her students, but also to grow as a professor and in her research. She focuses on research that concerns the global climate, with intentions for planning and finding solutions for problems currently afflicting the environment. In addition to being an associate professor, she is the quality enhancement program director and the environmental planning and development program coordinator. Continue reading
Location: Kuils River, South Africa
Kuils River, South Africa, July 7, 2016, Wanda Swart, Managing Director at MarketProbe, has been recognized by Elite Women Worldwide, for dedication, achievement and leadership in marketing consultancy.
Ms. Swart is an internationally-known marketing consultant with nearly 30 years of industry experience. Serving her clients with thorough research and statistical and cost analysis, she ensures their business needs are met and surpassed. In addition, she manages projects, oversees sales and marketing, writes business strategies, leads and motivates employees and guarantees plans are fulfilled. Her main goals at MarketProbe include branding and advertising strategies for companies while maintaining the company’s notable brand of cordial customer relations.
With a bachelor’s degree in law from the University of Port Elizabeth and professional qualifications in insurance and risk analysis from the Hartford Insurance Company, Ms. Swart has built a distinguished career. In addition to law degree, she earned a Master of Business Administration from the University of Stellenbosch Business School. Along with her educational experience, Ms. Swart has worked abroad, garnering a well-rounded view of business. While abroad, she worked as a marketing manager for The Hartford Insurance Company for ten years, and then spent two years at Montblanc as a brand director. Continue reading
Location: Milford, CT
Milford, CT, May 27, 2016, Sallie Gawron, Executive Director of Caseys-Edibles, has been recognized by Elite Women Worldwide, for dedication, achievement and leadership in business ownership.
Ms. Gawron commits herself to growing her cannabidiol hemp product retail business, a business venture she is passionate about. For her business, Caseys-Edibles, she chooses brands that are richly infused and vetted to be natural, healthy and healing. These products range from food, recipes, beauty and therapy treatments, oils, vaporizers and more. As the executive director, Ms. Gawron oversees the marketing, sales, social media, the online store, research and recipes for the customers. Continue reading
Title: Senior Clinical Research Associate
Company: INC Research
Location: Silver Spring, MD
Silver Spring, MD, February 19, 2016, Rocio Navarro, Clinical Research Associate at INC Research, has been recognized by Elite Women Worldwide, for dedication, achievement and leadership in clinical development solutions.
For more than a decade, Ms. Navarro has participated in conducting clinical studies and related roles to create safe and effective pharmaceutical drugs and treatments. Writing government contracts, ensuring patient safety and traveling all over North America, the Dominican Republic, Canada and Puerto Rico to guarantee human trials abide by federal and U.S. FDA regulations is all part of a day’s work for Ms. Navarro. In addition, she reviews boards and runs regional clinical trials for different pharmaceutical and technology companies. Continue reading
Title: Resident Physician
Company: Psychiatry Hospital of Lucerne, Switzerland
Location: Lucerne, Switzerland
Lucerne, Switzerland, February 11, 2016, Iris F. Breuer-Mueller, MD, Resident Physician with Psychiatry Hospital of Lucerne, Switzerland, has been recognized by Elite Women Worldwide, for dedication, achievement and leadership in medicine, mental health and pharmaceutical science.
For as long as she can remember, Dr. Breuer-Mueller has been fascinated by the human body and the sciences related to it. Her goal, even at an early age, was to establish a successful career in medicine. Upon receiving an MD from the University of Munich in 1986, she began practicing internal medicine and cardiology. After four years, Dr. Breuer-Mueller left the medical field and joined the pharmaceutical industry because she wanted to be a part of developing innovative medicines, as well as support patient access to improved therapies. She remained in the pharmaceutical industry for 20 years before choosing yet another area of emphasis. Continue reading
Title: Office Manager
Company: Weaxon LLC
Location: Fort Wayne, IN
Fort Wayne, IN, February 10, 2016, Julia A. Morris, Office Manager of Human Resources with Weaxon LLC, has been recognized by Elite Women Worldwide, for dedication, achievement and leadership in office management.
A true leader in the technology sector, Julia A. Morris is proud of her abilities as an effective communicator and manager. She is perhaps best known for her ability to solve problems, and she is not at all shy about taking the reins of a project when it is required. Her ability to interpret and understand engineering terminology has made her a true asset to any company she chooses to join. Continue reading