The Women in Technology Awards is an annual event hosted by the New Mexico Technology Council (NMTC) to recognize outstanding women in New Mexico’s STEM fields for their industry and community contributions. 

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Congratulations to our 2020 Women in Technology Award Honorees!

Dr. Carol Adkins
Dr. Carol AdkinsDirector, Energy & Earth Systems Center, Sandia National Laboratories
“Carol is always willing to step up to guide research, students, and university engagements. She is an excellent role model for women in STEM.”

– Dianne Peebles,
New Mexico Partnerships Manager, Sandia National Laboratories

Sarah Boisvert
Sarah BoisvertFounder & CEO, Fab Lab Hub
“The Fab Lab Hub has provided tremendous opportunities for our students, thanks to the deeply creative vision and technical expertise of Sarah Boisvert.”

– Dr. Becky Rowley
President, Santa Fe Community College

Jill Meyers
Jill MeyersAviation Consultant, Meyers AeroConsulting
“…what really sets Jill apart is her philanthropy and life-long dedication to helping others to learn about and fall in love with science and engineering as they intersect with aviation.”

– State Representative Day Hochman-Vigil

Kimball Sekaquaptewa
Kimball SekaquaptewaChief Technology Director, Santa Fe Indian School
“[Kimball] is truly an asset to our tribal communities…She has tackled some of the biggest barriers in connectivity to tribal nations.”

– Kevin Lewis
IT Coordinator, Santa Fe Indian School

Dr. Sharon Sessions
Dr. Sharon SessionsProfessor of Physics, New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology
“…Dr. Sessions is one of New Mexico’s best university professors, and through her service work has contributed tremendously to helping her local community and New Mexico.”

– Peter Mozley
Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs and Professor of Geology
New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology

Caren Shiozaki
Caren ShiozakiEVP & CIO, TMST, Inc.
“[Caren’s] attention to detail, focus on developing strong processes, technological savvy, and her innate ability to see the big picture and identify needs have all been essential to our growth as an organization and for me as an individual.”

– Kim Brown
President & CEO, Girls Inc. of Santa Fe

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Featuring Keynote Speaker

Amy Lynch, Senior Vice President, Comcast Mountain West Region

Amy Lynch is Senior Vice President of Comcast’s Mountain West region, which serves more than 2 million residential customers and 154,000 business customers. In addition to overseeing more than 3,200 employees, Lynch is responsible for technical operations, engineering, business operations, marketing, external affairs, human resources, sales and the overall financial health of the Mountain West region. 

Lynch has more than 21 years of experience in the telecommunications, media and technology industry and has been with Comcast for 16 years. She has been named to Cablefax Magazine’s Top 100 Regional Power Players list for the last eight years and was named one of the San Francisco Business Times’ Most Influential Women. 

Most recently, Lynch served as the Senior Vice President of Comcast’s Washington region, which serves 1.4 million residential customers and 73,000 business customers. Prior to that, she served as the Vice President of Engineering Operations for Comcast’s West Division, where her portfolio included the design and deployment of next generation network infrastructure. Previously, Lynch served as the Regional Vice President of Technical Operations for the California region, leading her team of more than 2,500 in the successful roll out and support of new products including X1, Xfinity Home Security, cloud-based services and advanced business services. 

Lynch is a New England native and holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Connecticut in addition to leadership certificates from Dartmouth, Tuck School of Business and Harvard. Lynch is an active member of Women in Technology International, Society of Cable Television Engineers and Women in Cable Telecommunications. As an involved leader in the community Lynch has served on several boards including Washington CEO’s Roundtable and United WayShe resides in Denver, CO., with her husband.