Prior to joining the NASA family, Dr. Peters worked at the Naval Research Laboratory as a research scientist. She started her career at NASA in January 1990 as a support contractor and converted into the government in 2005. At NASA, Dr. Peters has worked at the directorate, division, and branch levels, gaining valuable experience in the areas of program, project and business management, institutional operations, mechanical systems engineering, space technology development, and safety and mission assurance. Dr. Peters is a mentor and advocates for diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility in the workplace. She is a graduate and Senior Executive Fellow of the Harvard Kennedy School of Government. Dr. Peters received both a Ph.D. in systems engineering and a Master’s degree in engineering management from George Washington University, a Bachelor of Science in engineering from the Catholic University of America, and a Bachelor of Science in biology from the University of Maryland, Eastern Shore. She is married and has two daughters.