As Project Manager for DTA, Natalie spearheads the meetings and operations of its four working groups. She also serves as a primary member contact, coordinates DTA-wide projects with outside industry organizations, and edits content. Prior to working with DTA, she was Project Manager at a publishing firm, and then returned to school for an accelerated nursing program. She worked as a registered nurse in a level IV Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, where she specialized in cases of extreme prematurity. She earned her Bachelor of Arts in English Literature from Rice University, and her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center. She lives in Austin with her husband, toddler, bird, and dog.