Project Manager, Systems Integration Group
Project Manager, Systems Integration Group


Mariella Lora is a project manager within the National Security Directorate Systems Integration group. She plays a crucial role within the NNSA Graduate Fellowship Program, initially as the Engagement Manager and presently as the Outreach Manager. Transitioning to the National Security Professional Leadership group at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory in 2019 marked a significant milestone in her career trajectory. Prior to her tenure at PNNL, she contributed her expertise to Washington State University (WSU) Tri-Cities for nine years, engaging with diverse departments such as GEAR UP, the Office of Admissions, and the College of Arts and Sciences. Notably, her commitment extended to supporting DACA/Dreamer students as the esteemed advisor of the Dreams Club at WSU Tri-Cities.


  • Project Management Professional Certification
  • M.Ed., Educational Leadership, Washington State University
  • B.S., Business Administration, Emmanuel College