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Executive Council

SWE Santa Clara Valley Executive Council
Fiscal Year 2023


Sarah Sullivan


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Major: Mechanical Engineering

Currently Working in: HVAC Construction Company


Pronouns: she/her/hers


Sarah is a Senior Design Engineer with Southland Industries. Sarah has been a executive council member of SWE-SCV since 2016  when she moved to San Jose. She graduated from Cal Poly SLO with a Mechanical Engineering Degree focusing on Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC). She's also an active member in ASHRAE and SMACNA's women in construction group.

The President can be reached at 

swescv.president AT gmail DOT com


Kimberly Lam


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Major: Mechanical Engineering / Operations Research

Currently Working in: Cloud Technology

Pronouns: she/her/hers


Kim is a Program Manager at Microsoft. She is a New Jersey native and attended the New Jersey Institute of Technology for undergrad and Georgia Tech (remotely) for grad school. She started her career in the Philadelphia area before moving to Santa Clara Valley. She has been a member of SWE since her days at NJIT and has served in a variety of roles in her local section and in the Society; most recently serving as a Leadership Coach and looking forward to serving the SCV section. She lives with her partner who is a fellow Jersey transplant and an awesome rescue dog named Mango.

The President-Elect can be reached at 

swescv.president.elect AT gmail DOT com


Archana Narayanaswamy

Esther Williams Vice President

This position is dedicated to SCV SWE founding member, Esther Williams.

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Major: Electronics and Communications Engineering

Currently Working in: Technology Industry

Pronouns: she/her/hers

Archana is the Head of Technology PMO at Tanium, Inc. She grew up in South India, attained her Engineering degree, majoring in Electronics and Communications. She started her career at IBM, India before moving to the United States. She has a breadth of experience in Programs, Product, Sales, Marketing, and IT and takes pride in building and managing successful teams. She is passionate about helping others grow professionally and is very enthusiastic about promoting women in STEM through SCV SWE. 

This Vice President can be reached at

SWESCV.WilliamsVP AT gmail DOT com


Responsible for:

DE&I Series

Book Club


Shubhi Asthana

Mary Rogers Vice President

This position is dedicated to SCV SWE member,
Mary Rogers.

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Major: Computer Engineering

Currently Working in: IBM Research

Pronouns: she/her/hers


Shubhi is a Senior Research Software Engineer at IBM Almaden Research Center in San Jose, CA. She has a passion to perform research and development in cloud services and
data analytics. Her innovative work has led to prestigious awards, notably the IBM Corporate Award, 15+ patent awards, SWE Patent Recognition award and lately the
SVBJ’s 40 under 40. Shubhi pioneered a new technical column named ‘Tech Jargon’ in the Almaden Times and Evergreen Times city newspapers to promote technology
amongst non-technical news readers.

This Vice President can be reached at

SWESCV.RogersVP AT gmail DOT com

Responsible for:


Collegiate Section Relationships


Priya Sumal

Clara Brock Vice President

This position is dedicated to SCV SWE member,
Clara Brock.

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Major: Mathematics

Currently Working in: Tech

Pronouns: she/her/hers


Priya is an engineering manager in GPU Software at Apple, Inc, where she works to ensure Apple's GPU software remains best in class. She grew up in the Bay Area and graduated from UC Davis with a BS in Mathematics. She was active in SWE in college and recently became active again after attending the WE'18 conference and finding the SCV chapter. Priya is passionate about growing the number of women in STEM and works with various groups to mentor engineers at all levels. During her free time, she is usually hanging out with her dog Ellie.

This Vice President can be reached at

SWESCV.BrockVP AT gmail DOT com

Responsible for:

Company Spotlights

SWE Next and K-12 Outreach


Lisa Duncan


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Major: Electrical Engineering & Computer Science

Worked in: Computer Hardware and Software

Pronouns: she/her/hers

Lisa worked for 30 years as a Program Manager at various computer hardware and software companies. She has been active in SWE since college and is a past president of our Santa Clara Valley Section. Lisa is a Bay Area native who went to school at UC Berkeley and now lives in Redwood City. Lisa is the author of two financial guide books for young people: "Your Money in Your 20s" and "Your Money in Your 30s", available on Amazon.

The Treasurer can be reached at 

swescv.treasurer AT gmail DOT com

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Claire Wemp


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Major: Mechanical Engineering

Currently Working at: DuPont

Pronouns: she/her/hers

Claire is a Thermal Applications Engineer at the DuPont Silicon Valley Technology Center in Sunnyvale, CA. She is a Mechanical Engineering graduate of both Santa Clara University and UC Berkeley for her MS/PhD. Throughout that time she held leadership roles in student SWE and GradSWE chapters and has been a professional member in both the Golden Gate and Santa Clara Valley SWE Sections. She has a passion for science outreach, music, and dance and lives in San Jose Japantown with her husband.


The Treasurer-Elect can be reached

swescv.treasurer.elect AT gmail DOT com


Shayna Lee


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Major: Mechanical Engineering

Currently Working in: HVAC Construction Industry

Pronouns: she/her/hers

Shayna is an MEP Project Engineer working for a mechanical contractor in San Jose. She has been a member of SWE since transferring to Cal Poly, SLO, where she became the section’s first Transfer Representative and later, the Diversity Director. She is looking forward to meeting you!

The Secretary can be reached at

SWESCV.secretary AT gmail DOT com

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