BELLEVUE, Wash., Feb. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Carla Corkern, Talyst’s Chief Executive Officer, has joined Girl Scouts of Western Washington’s Board of Directors. The Girl Scouts are committed to building girls of courage, confidence, and character who make the world a better place.
Previously, Corkern was a Girl Scout leader and currently sits on the Board of Trustees for the Seattle Girls School. She is a strong advocate of women working in technology.
“Girl Scouts of Western Washington is recognized as the best leadership development program for girls,” said Catherine Gelband, Girl Scouts of Western Washington Board Chair. “We are thrilled to have Carla join the Board of Directors, and believe her passion for girl empowerment aligns with our organization’s mission.”
“The Girl Scouts are committed to building girls of courage, confidence, and character,” said Carla Corkern, Chief Executive Officer at Talyst. “I am honored to help girls discover their own style of leadership.”
Corkern has over 20 years of experience in science and technology. She holds a B.S. in technical communication from Louisiana Tech University and has done graduate work at Southern Methodist University.
Talyst, a leader in pharmacy automation, supports pharmacies to enhance efficiency, provide greater inventory control and improve patient safety by delivering enterprise-class software and proven hardware components that increase efficiency, lower costs and deliver better patient care. As of 2012, Talyst has installed automated systems in more than 600 acute-care hospitals, integrated health systems, long-term care facilities, and correctional institutions. The company strives to “engineer the safer pharmacy.”