In her mission to continually empower the lives of others, particularly women, Dr. Taffer has made a difference in hundreds of lives by collaborating and lending her voice and educational mastery to affect change in the leadership status quo.
Dr. Taffer lends insight, strategies and educational tools to help others to take the lead. She specializes in Academic Performance Coaching and Management, Strategic Planning and Development, Executive Training and Organizational Development.
Facilitator/Trainer Student Support Executive
Dr. Taffer is an experienced facilitator in the Student Support Group Model Training, in the K-12 system serving the Native American Communities in the U.S & Globally.
A recognized authority on the psychology of personal, career and leadership transitions, Dr. Taffer works with clients to help shape the clarity of an ending and identify the quality of the next beginning. Her approach to driving change is both thoughtful and innovative, working with focused protocols and practices to guide her clients to erasing the gap from where they are to where they want to be. Using signature methodologies, Dr. Taffer re-directs clients from undermining their true potential to activating their empowerment, authenticity, wholeness and leadership capabilities.
Dr. Taffer was an Academic Leader for the World Academy for the Future of Women, developed the global curriculum content and resided in China to facilitate the Leadership Training Module for young women students at SIAS University of Zhengzhou, China. Dr. Taffer continues to mentor these foreign students who relocate to the U.S. to work on their doctoral programs.
Global Student Relations
An established and distinguished inter-cultural consultant and global student advisor, Dr. Taffer counsels foreign students on global learning opportunities, world business and career decisions and leadership opportunities. Her global student relations include leading students through their doctorial programs as well as teaching them a variety of skills that allow them to enter world cultures with confidence and an understanding of cultural job and career prospects.
International Peace Ambassador
Dr. Taffer has been honored by the Women’s Leadership Group/American Association of Women in Community Colleges with the Women of Distinction Award 2015 Amazing Women Award, Phoenix, Arizona.
P.E.O. National Nominee for Doctoral Research – November 2007
Soroptomist Making a Difference for Women Award – 2007
Woman of Courage Woman of the Year Award – 2005
Women’s Leadership Group Woman of Distinction Award – 2004
SUNSHINE Lady Foundation Peace Award Nominee – 2002
Regents Prestige Award - 2001
Phoenix Women’s Commission Award – 2000
Arizona State University Religious Studies Norton Award – 2001
Arizona State University Retirees Association Award – 2000 / 2001
Arizona State University Outstanding Re-entry Student Award – 2001
Arizona State University Student Foundation Award – 2000
Arizona State University Truman Scholarship Nominee – 2000
Arizona State University Father Joseph Patterson Award – 1999 – 2001