Intel VP Offers Advice to Aspiring Female Engineers

Sandra Lopez, Intel vice president leading Intel's efforts for the digitization and personalization of sports, possesses a wealth of hard-won knowledge about being a woman working for a technology company. Lopez recently shared four pieces of wisdom with Nicolette Emmino, managing editor of IEEE GlobalSpec’s Engineering360. A summary of her insights follows; the full article offers more detail. Lopez’s biography provides additional inspiration for women who aspire to tech careers. 

  • You’ve got to believe in yourself.
  • Sometimes on this journey you may feel isolated, but if it doesn’t start with you, then who?
  • It’s not going to be easy. It’s going to be really, really hard.
  • Know your value and you’ll be able to succeed further.