ARLINGTON, VA, February 10, 2021 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Maria Cecile Callier with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Ms. Callier celebrates many years' 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 15 years of experience in writing to her credit, Ms. Callier has become an authority in her field and currently serves as a Technical Writer at a federal law enforcement agency in Washington, D.C. Prior to that she was a Security Technical Writer at the Office of the Chief Information Officer for the U.S. Department of Education. Previously, she excelled as a Senior Technical Writer at the Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR) in Arlington, VA from 2006 to 2011 where she authored articles published in Wired News, Scientific American, United Press International, Popular Science, Photonics Spectra, Air Force Research Laboratory, Science News, Red Orbit, Space Daily, NanoTechwire, First Science News, Physorg.com, Physics News, EurekAlert, Aerotech News and Review, and Military News.com.
After her work at AFOSR, she was a Technical Writer at the U.S. Coast Guard Headquarters in Washington, D.C. where she helped edit the main ship inspection manual that is used worldwide. She also served as a Technical Writer at the Department of Homeland Security's Domestic Office of Nuclear Detection from 2012 to 2014 in Washington, D.C. Likewise, Ms. Callier found success as an English Editor at the National Virtual Translation Center in Washington, D.C. from 2015 to 2016. She was a Mission Support Analyst at the Department of Homeland Security's Science and Technology Directorate from 2015 to 2017. She worked as a Team Lead at the U.S. Department of State in 2017 and was a Consultant at the General Services Administration in Washington, D.C. in 2018. Prior to becoming an esteemed writer, Ms. Callier pursued higher education, earning a Bachelor of Arts degree in English Education from the University of Northern Colorado (UNC) in Greeley, CO in 1979. She subsequently completed postgraduate coursework at Capella University in Information Technology in 2003.
During her earlier career from the 1980s to the 2000s, she was a certified Secondary English Education Teacher and served in that capacity at various Colorado high schools. She was also a freelance print and broadcast (radio and television) journalist and did several national news stories for National Public Radio and Free Speech Radio News.
Beginning in 1981, Ms. Callier began a professional acting career that spanned films and television shows. Her career is highlighted on her IMDb page: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm3831403/
In 2014, Ms. Callier scored Superior, the highest-ranking score possible on the American Council on Teaching of Foreign Language English language test prior to her work with the National Virtual Translation Center in Washington, D.C.
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