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Maria Stevens Hardy is a third generation member of the Healthcare Workforce and the CEO of MLT Consultants, LLC. After becoming a Quality Assurance Specialist at the age of 25, she traveled to many developing and resource limited countries to improve challenges in healthcare systems. By performing Quality Assessments as a Technical Consultant for MLT Consultants, LLC for laboratories around the world, she has been able to help with the most common challenges that these laboratories encounter; the implementation of Quality Management Systems and the execution of goals for quality in medical diagnostics. Maria has a bachelor in Medical Technologist from Howard University, Washington DC, and is working on her Masters in Healthcare Administration from University of Maryland, College Park, MD. Maria has also done intensive work on clinical studies including her latest publication of, ‘Laboratory Accreditation Provides Economic Opportunities and Medical Laboratory Excellence in Resource Limited Countries,’ International Academy of Pathology (IAP2014) October, 2014.