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New Mexico Technology Council (NMTC) to Host 12th Annual Women in Technology Awards

Program will feature keynote from Amy Lynch, senior vice president of Comcast’s Mountain West region

NEW MEXICO – February 18, 2020 – The NMTC will host its annual Women in Technology Awards celebration, recognizing six local women in STEM for their contributions to industry and community. The celebration will take place on Thursday, March 26, 2020 at the Albuquerque Marriott Pyramid North from 7:30 – 10:30 a.m.

Along with the awards ceremony, the program will feature a keynote address from Amy Lynch, senior vice president of Comcast’s Mountain West region. 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.

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.

The following six women were selected by a judging panel comprised of past award winners to be honored this year:

  • Carol Adkins, Director, Energy & Earth Systems Center, Sandia National Laboratories
  • Sarah Boisvert, Founder & CEO, Fab Lab Hub
  • Jill Meyers, Aviation Consultant, Meyers AeroConsulting
  • Kimball Sekaquaptewa, Chief Technology Director, Santa Fe Indian School
  • Sharon Sessions, Professor of Physics, New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology
  • Caren Shiozaki, EVP & CIO, TMST, Inc.

These women were chosen for their excellence in volunteerism, mentorship, entrepreneurialism and professional impact.

 

About the New Mexico Technology Council (NMTC)

NMTC is a member-driven association of businesses, organizations and tech professionals working to promote the growth and success of New Mexico’s technology business sectors.

2020-02-18T20:07:11+00:00February 18th, 2020|

New Mexico Technology Council Announces 2020 Women in Technology Award Recipients

New Mexico Technology Council (NMTC) to recognize six women for their impact in a STEM field, commitment to community

NEW MEXICO – February 4, 2020 – The NMTC has announced six women to be recognized with the annual Women in Technology Award. The recipients are:

  • Carol Adkins, Director, Energy & Earth Systems Center, Sandia National Laboratories
  • Sarah Boisvert, Founder & CEO, Fab Lab Hub
  • Jill Meyers, Aviation Consultant, Meyers AeroConsulting
  • Kimball Sekaquaptewa, Chief Technology Director, Santa Fe Indian School
  • Sharon Sessions, Professor of Physics, New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology
  • Caren Shiozaki, EVP & CIO, TMST, Inc.

The recipients were selected out of a pool of over 20 applicants by a judging panel comprised of former Women in Technology Award winners. Applicants were evaluated based on four criteria: volunteerism, mentorship, entrepreneurialism and professional impact.

“This year’s honorees are an outstanding representation of the diversity and impact that women are having in STEM industries and communities across our state. We are thrilled to celebrate and recognize their hard-earned accomplishments as we welcome them into the prestigious lineage of Women in Technology Honorees,” said Deborah Breitfeld, Executive Director of the New Mexico Technology Council.

The honorees will be recognized at the 12th Annual Women in Technology Awards Celebration on Thursday, March 26, 2020 at the Albuquerque Marriott Pyramid North.

About the Women in Technology Awards

Each year, the NMTC recognizes a slate of women for their accomplishments in a STEM field and their contributions to their community. Award recipients represent myriad STEM industries and all show an exemplary commitment to mentorship and community impact. The honorees are officially recognized at the Annual Women in Technology Awards Celebration, held in the Spring.

Nominations for the next class of honorees will open in August.

About the New Mexico Technology Council (NMTC)

NMTC is a member-driven association of businesses, organizations and tech professionals working to promote the growth and success of New Mexico’s technology business sectors.

2020-02-14T21:58:18+00:00February 14th, 2020|