Elizabeth Bautista is Group Lead for the Operations Technology Group, the team that ensures the accessibility, reliability, security and connectivity of NERSC and ESnet (ESnet http://www.es.net) by providing a central location for problem reporting, diagnosis, data collection, escalation and resolution to maximize the scientific productivity of users. Since joining NERSC in 1999, she has worked in the Computer Operations & Network Support Group, Workstation Support as a team lead and in the Computational Systems Group as a member of the PDSF (http://www.nersc.gov/systems/pdsf/) team. Being familiar with both center operations and system administration, she brings a unique perspective as the lead in executing tasks, developing employees and energizing change.
As a member of the Lab’s Diversity and Inclusion Council and the Computing Science Diversity, she coordinates with Human Resources to develop recruitment and retention programs that meet the strategic mission for diversity. As such she has been involved with Broader Engagement at SC, the Grace Hopper Conference and the Richard Tapia Celebration of Diversity in Computing to broaden participation for women and underrepresented minorities in STEM.
Elizabeth manages the student internship program at NERSC. She continues to explore programs that broaden the student pool and create a pipeline for recruitment and workforce development.
She previously served as the Lab delegate to the Council of University of California Staff Assemblies (www.ucop.edu/cucsa) and CUCSA Secretary. She champions staff issues and ensures that they are communicated to the UC Community and management in accordance with Regent policy.
Elizabeth is founder of Filipinas in Computing, a subgroup of Asian Women in Computing and a community of the Anita Borg Institute that bring together Filipino women in STEM and computing. They raise awareness about issues faced by Filipinas in the industry and to celebrate their success.
She has a B.S. in Computer Information Systems and an MBA in Information Technology, both from Golden Gate University in San Francisco.