Danielle Kraus Tarka is the deputy executive director of operations, community outreach, and engagement for the National Center for Science and Civic Engagement. She manages all national office operations and supervises the coordination of SENCER and the Center’s national events, including the annual Summer Institute and Washington Symposium and Capitol Hill Poster Session. Danielle ensures linkages across the NCSCE’s SENCER, GLISTEN, SENCER-ISE, SCEWestNet, Engaging Mathematics, and other developing initiatives, as well as the websites to support communication and dissemination of resources. She researches new program opportunities, leads strategic planning activities, and coordinates grant preparation and management of awarded funds, including subgrant programs. She earned her bachelor’s degrees from the Pennsylvania State University and completed a nonprofit management executive certificate program at Georgetown University.