Betsy Sirk

Director of Digital Accessibility and Strategic Sourcing, NASA

Ms. Betsy Sirk is the Director of Digital Accessibility and Strategic Sourcing for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) with extensive leadership experience focused on implementing digital solutions to support NASA’s mission and the Federal Government. She serves as the Chairperson of the Federal CIO Council Accessibility Community of Practice Industry Outreach Program and directs the Digital Accessibility Program NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center. Ms. Sirk serves on Executive Office of the President Committees that promote digital accessibility and leads international accessibility collaboration efforts. She is a renowned digital accessibility expert and advocate. Ms. Sirk also leads government-wide strategic sourcing efforts serving as Chairperson for both the Workstation Category Team and the Federal Mobility Group Acquisition Pillar. Her distinguished career highlights include supporting NASA’s critical return-to-flight efforts for the Space Shuttle Program. Ms. Sirk has received numerous Government and Industry awards. She graduated Summa Cum Laude with a Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Maryland and holds a Masters Degree with Distinction in Computer Science from George Washington University.