Dr. Patty Lopez is a Platform Applications Engineer at Intel Corporation. Prior to joining Intel in 2008, she spent 19 years as an Imaging Scientist for Hewlett Packard, creating and transferring technology in imaging into scanner, camera, and all-in-one products. She has released over fifty products and holds seven imaging patents. She earned her BS, MS, and PhD in Computer Science from New Mexico State University (NMSU). Patty serves on the advisory boards of CRA-W, CAHSI, the Anita Borg Institute, and the NMSU Foundation. She is a Distinguished Alumna for the NMSU College of Arts and Sciences received the HENAAC/Great Minds in STEM Community Service Award in 2010. A founding member of Latinas in Computing, a MentorNet mentor, a member of the NCWIT Workforce Alliance, and active for the past several years on the Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing Conference organizing committee, she is currently serving as the 2013 GHC General Co-Chair (Industry). Her current passion is building the STEM pipeline for K-16 and beyond, and creating an inclusive organizational culture in the workplace.