Featured Press, Speaking Engagements, and Publications

Board of Trustee and Advisory Roles

  • Board of Trustees (VANguard member), Van Alen Institute, New York, NY. 2016-Present.
    • Chair, Medium-Term Strategy Committee. 2017-present.
    • Committee Member, Challenges Committee. 2017.
    • Committee Member, Building, Real Estate and Impact Committee. September-December 2017.
  • Global Advisory Board Member, Center for Technology in Government (CTG), University at Albany, State University of New York. 2016-Present.


  • NASA STMD Partnership Award for the "increased partnership from mid 2016- mid 2017 which significantly improved the program’s strategic alignment with NASA and STMD goals and expanded industry engagement efforts", NASA. February 2018.
  • Exceptional Performance Award for "exceptional performance in transforming the NASA Small Business Innovation Research/ Small Business Technology Transfer Program", NASA. November 2017.
  • Samuel J. Heyman Service to America Medals "Sammies" Finalist, Partnership for Public Service. May 2016.
  • Outstanding Young Alumnus, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, College of Engineering, University of Florida. April 2016.
  • Outstanding Young Alumna, University of Florida Alumni Association. April 2016.
  • White House Office of Science and Technology (OSTP) Excellence Award. October 2015.
  • Recipient of Several 5-Year Anniversary Challenge.gov Awards. October 2015.
  • 25 Most Influential People Under 40 in Gov and Tech, Fedscoop. July 2013.
  • FutureNOW Honoree, ACT/IAC, May 2013.
  • Fierce15 Winner, November 2012.
  • FedScoop "Up and Comer", June 2012.
  • Government “Champion of Change, Powered by IT”, Federal Computer Week. July 2011.
  • Power 30 Under 30 Award, Washington DC, 2010.
  • Open Government Thought Leadership Award, Phase One Consulting Group.
  • “Unsung Hero” Distinction for the Transportation Sector Network Management Division, TSA.
  • Frontier Award for Ingenuity and Innovation, Department of Homeland Security Chief Financial Officer.
  • Department of Homeland Security Graduate Fellowship.
  • Gator Engineering Four Year Scholar (Valedictorian, College of Engineering).
  • Quality Assurance Award, Raytheon Missile Systems.

Advisory and Judging Roles

Speaking Engagements

All Press and Media