Elizabeth Bautista is the Manager for the Operations Technology Group at the US Department of Energy Office of Science computational facility called NERSC, located at the Lawrence Berkeley National Lab. As Operations Manager, she ensures the 24x7 accessibility, reliability, and security of the non-classifiedHigh Performance Systems, data storage systems and of the Energy Sciences Network (ESnet) that supports scientific research and collaborations with partners globally.
She is a strong supporter of programs that seek to involve women in STEM, champions issues of staff retention policy, diversity and workforce development and advocates that the next generation of STEM professionals can be trained through hands on opportunities and practice.
She is a member of the Lab’s Diversity and Outreach Programs, helps organize technical conferences for women and for diversity, and manages the current student internship program. She has a B.S. in Computer Information Systems and an M.B.A. in Technical Management from Golden Gate University.