CIRAS Staff News: Meet Jennifer Garcia-Velazquez

Jennifer Garcia-Velazquez CIRAS Event Planner

Jennifer Garcia-Velazquez has joined CIRAS as a full-time events coordinator. Jennifer, who received her bachelor’s degree in Nutritional Science from Iowa State University, previously worked for Science Bound, Iowa’s State University’s pre-college through college program to empower Iowa students of color to pursue degrees and careers in ASTEM (agriculture, science technology, engineering and mathematics) fields and education.

In her new role, Jennifer will be responsible for managing the logistics of a variety of educational CIRAS events across Iowa. She also will serve at the office manager in Ames.