Shayla Rivera

Shayla Rivera is an Aerospace Engineer and former Rocket Scientist with NASA, now serving as the Director of the ENGR[x] program and Professor of Practice with the College of Engineering at Texas A&M University. 

Her expertise includes subjects that span Leadership, Diversity & Inclusion, Education, STEM, Stress Management, Communication, and Self Growth.  She always uses the power of humor, her life story, Inspiration, Motivation and Awareness.

Born and raised in Puerto Rico, Shayla grew up with an avid interest in human behavior, science, machinery and fixing things. In addition to her accolades with NASA and Texas A&M, Shayla has a successful comedy career and has been featured on numerous television shows.