Lorna Rivera serves as a research scientist in Program Evaluation at the Georgia Tech Center for Education Integrating Science, Mathematics and Computing. Her work focuses on the intersection of scientific content, pedagogy, and equity with the goal of being both methodologically innovative and socially responsible. Rivera has worked with over 18 universities as well as multiple international high performance computing centers and organizations. She holds a bachelor’s in Health Education and master’s in Health Education and Behavior from the University of Florida. Previously, Rivera worked with March of Dimes, Shands HealthCare, and the University of Florida College of Medicine.