Alisa Zornig Gura, MPA

Managing Director

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Alisa Zornig Gura, Managing Director of the Center for Civic Innovation, has extensive experience in academic community engagement and management. She has served in STEM community engagement roles since joining the University of Notre Dame in 2006 while specializing in project management, program management, and broader impacts for federal grant proposals. Alisa was the Executive Director of the Northern Indiana Regional Science and Engineering Fair from 2012 to 2016 and served on the Science Education Foundation of Indiana Board of Directors during that time. In addition, her committee work includes several initiatives to broaden participation of underrepresented groups in STEM. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice and a Master of Public Affairs degree with a concentration in Nonprofit Administration from Indiana University South Bend, and has served on several local nonprofit boards related to her academic interests.