Ms. Annie Delgado-Holton serves
as Program Specialist of the Safety and Mission Assurance
Directorate Office at NASA Glenn Research Center (GRC). In
this capacity, she oversees the financial and workforce activities
of the Directorate as well as other administrative duties
in support of the Directorate.
Prior to her current position,
she serves as Project Control Specialist in the Space Flight
Systems Directorate's Project Planning and Control Office
(PPCO). She was responsible for budget planning and analysis
supporting the Exploration Technology Development Program
(ETDP). In a previous assignment, she was selected into NASA's
STEP Upward Mobility Program in the capacity of Project Control
Specialist in the Microgravity Science Division.
Ms. Delgado-Holton began her
career with NASA Glenn as an Executive Support Assistant in
the Aeronautics Directorate responsible for a wide variety
of administrative, logistical and organizational functions.
She served as a member of the Executive Assistant's Leadership
Team (EALT), and newsletter editor for the Business Professional
Women chapter at NASA GRC. Additionally, she supported the
Integrated Desktop Environment (IDE) project in 1996 when
the desktop deployment and configuration of computing began
throughout the Center.
of OEO & Educational Outreach Programs:
She has made major contributions in support
of various Center education and outreach initiatives. As a
former Chair of the Hispanic Advisory Council (HAC) supporting
the Office of Equal Opportunity Programs (OEOP), she led the
coordination of the cultural annual Hispanic Heritage observance
event and other educational activities sponsored by HAC. She
launched the first "Esperanza Community Dialogue"
to bring forth to the Center Esperanza scholarship recipients
and their parents to learn and discuss the great opportunities
offered at NASA GRC. Esperanza is a non-profit organization
in the Cleveland area, whose main goal is to provide students
with the necessary resources to excel in their college careers.
As a member of LATINA
(Leading and Advocating Together in New Arenas) a
non-profit volunteer organization, she advocated for the inclusion
of a Hispanic woman into the Ohio's Women's Hall of Fame.
She also advocated in the planning of a special event showcasing
"Extraordinary Women in Science and Education" at
the Great Lakes Science Center in Cleveland, Ohio.
She previously attended Kent State University
and completed Business Management courses at Myers University,
including NASA training courses. She is highly motivated to
develop her personal growth and advance her career path demonstrating
considerable initiative, enthusiasm, and innovativeness since
assuming her civil service position. She has earned several
performance awards for her exemplary contributions.
Ms. Delgado-Holton was born
in Cleveland, Ohio and raised in Puerto Rico. "The experience
of learning a new language and culture was a challenging time.
However, the strength and determination of her parents to
move to a new country proved to have advantages of an enriched
environment. Hence, I celebrate my Hispanic heritage by inspiring
others to share, participate, and advocate while empowering
them to succeed in their personal and professional life."