Carmen L. Pardo is the secretary of the Applied Economics Office of the Engineering Laboratory (EL) at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). Ms. Pardo attended National Engineering University in Lima, Peru, where she earned a Bachelor of Science in Architecture, and Montgomery College, where she earned an Associate of Arts in Management of Construction.
From 1998 to 2008, Ms. Pardo worked as a Procurement Assistant at the World Bank Group for the Environmentally and Socially Sustainable Development Division, and the Finance, Private Sector and Infrastructure Department in the Latin America Region.
Ms. Pardo started her Federal Service in January 2008 at NIST as a secretary, performing administrative functions for the National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program and the Applied Economics Office (AEO), both within the Engineering Laboratory.
Since October 2009, her responsibilities for the Office of Applied Economics have increased, requiring her to perform administrative and secretarial functions on a full-time basis.
In her current position, Ms. Pardo prioritizes and performs various administrative tasks for the Chief of the AEO, the Administrative Officer, and Economists of the AEO Group.
Applied Economics Office
Management of Construction, A.A., 1998
Architecture, B.S., 1990