Ms. Garza serves as the Senior Program Manager for the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Workforce Development Program Portfolio. In her capacity, she oversees program operations for the AFRL Scholars Program, AFRL Scholars Professionals and the University Research and Engagement Program (UREP). Ms. Garza works cohesively with USRA’s Director of Education to deliver high quality internship opportunities that promote interest and career development in STEM. Denisse started her career as a student intern at NASA Johnson Space Center under a program managed by USRA. She’s spent her professional career with USRA’s Education Programs Office, supporting many internship programs in her 15-year tenure with the organization.
Senior Manager, Intern Programs