Studied in Ottawa.
First woman to command a Canadian naval warship (August 2004); captain of the 970-ton HMCS Kingston.
Graduated as a landscape architect from Carleton’s School of Industrial Design in Ottawa.
Selected as a winner of a 2004 Canada’s Most Powerful Women: top 100TM award in the Trailblazer category. As a Trailblazer, Lt. Cmdr Mulkins represents women who are the first in their fields and/or have made a great contribution to Canadian society.