Juana Diaz

Juana Diaz

Juana Diaz

Power Words

Supérate, Objetivos Claros
Excel, Set Clear Objective

Where were you born? 

Tebicuary, Paraguay

What school did you attend? 

University of Maryland University College

What gained your interest in the NIH? 

I wanted to become part of an organization that has prestige, provides ample career opportunities and offered excellent benefits. NIH is a world wide leader on health matters and it employs people with all type of expertise to help carry out its mission.

What kind of work do you do at the NIH? 

I am a Contracting Officer with the National Cancer Institute. I procure products and services so scientists can perform their research and studies. My support contributes to finding remedies to alleviate the impact caused by cancer and the search for a cure.

What message would you like to send to young Hispanics who are considering going to college? 

Focus on excelling in what you are good at. Set clear and attainable objectives for yourself and don't be afraid to ask for help, there are many professionals out there eager to help. My background and education in Business Administration and Computer Studies allowed me to obtain my position with NIH.