Ms. Mildred Wears

Technical Management

Current Courses

Personal Bio

Mildred Wears is a retired United States Navy captain with extensive senior leadership and management experience in the Department of Defense and in engineering and government organizations. She also has executive experience working on the staff of the secretary of the navy and the chief of naval operations. Wears has worked with other military service departments, including the joint staff and secretary of defense. Her key strengths include strategic planning, technical program management (personnel and organizational), defense analysis, and security transition planning. Wears is a LUMA Institute certified Design Thinking expert with a passion for helping organizations explore improved ways of organizing and executing their mission.

Education History

  • BS Education, University of Missouri
  • MS Technical Management, Johns Hopkins University

Work Experience

Program Manager, Johns Hopkins University

Honors and Awards

  • Female Military Athlete of the Year (1989)

Professional Organizations

Society of Women Engineers
Navy League