SAN FRANCISCO, CA, September 13, 2018 — Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Dorothy Calvin, EdD, with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Dr. Calvin celebrates many years of experience in her professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes she has accrued in her field. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.
With more than 45 years of professional experience, Dr. Calvin has been the president of Ver Strate Press since 1986. Prior to obtaining her current role, she was the manager of applications development for Data Architects, Inc., from 1984 to 1986 and staff manager at Pacific Bell Information Systems from 1981 to 1984, having been a systems analyst and programmer with the firm from 1976 to 1981. Earlier in her career, Dr. Calvin was the director of Management Information Systems Institute for Professional Development from 1975 to 1976, and the manager of data processing of Behavioral Research Laboratories from 1972 to 1975.
Dr. Calvin began her career as a student at Michigan State University, obtaining a Bachelor of Science, magna cum laude, in 1951. Later in her career, she returned to her studies at the University of San Francisco, earning a Master of Arts in 1988 and a Doctor of Education in 1991. Dr. Calvin is a member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Computer Society, the Association for Systems Management, the Association for Women in Computing and Phi Delta Kappa.
A respected voice in her community, Dr. Calvin has been affiliated with numerous organizations in her areas of expertise. She was an instructor with Skyline College, the City College of San Francisco and Cañada College. The former vice president of the League of Women Voters, Dr. Calvin was also president of Bulliss Purissima Parents Group, on the board of directors for Volunteers for Israel, and chief financial officer and deacon at Grace Community Church of San Francisco.
Throughout her career, Dr. Calvin has been recognized for her contributions. She has been featured in numerous honors publications, including multiple editions of Who's Who in Finance and Industry, Who's Who in America, Who's Who in Science and Engineering, Who's Who in the Media and Communication, Who's Who in the West, Who's Who in the World and Who's Who of American Women.
In recognition of outstanding contributions to her profession and the Marquis Who's Who community, Dr. Calvin has been featured on the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement website. Please visit www.ltachievers.com for more information about this honor.
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