Vaughan brings 30 years of human capital management, leadership training, and executive coaching experience to this program. Over the years, Vaughan developed a consulting niche advancing the career asperations of women scientists, engineers, and academic deans- all high performing contributors at major career/life transitions…all in need of reflective time out to recommit and reexamine past career choices, and chart deeper and often different paths for professional growth.
As an organizational consultant, Vaughan has been in the forefront of strategic workforce planning initiatives, such as competency-based career development, career path development, outplacement, talent retention, and succession planning. She taught these subjects at the graduate level for Johns Hopkins University and Marymount University, and implemented various human capital initiatives within the Financial industry, Healthcare, Academia, Manufacturing and large federal agencies such as the U.S. Navy, EPA, U.S. Customs and Border Patrol, and U.S. Marine Corps.
Vaughan holds a Master of Science degree in Applied Behavioral Science from Johns Hopkins University and is a certified Human Capital Strategist as well as a trained AAUW (American Association of University Women) Salary Negotiator. She is an active member of the National Career Development Association, and also teaches the Adaptive Leadership for Women course for the University of New Hampshire.