Engineer, Sandia National Laboratories

Sandra Begay-Campbell
Sandra Begay-Campbell
Role: Engineer, Sandia National Laboratories
Award: Ely S. Parker Award

Sandra Begay-Campbell, a Sandia National Laboratories engineer and a member of the Navajo Nation, was selected for the prestigious Ely S. Parker Award by the American Indian Science and Engineering Society at an honors banquet Oct. 31 in Portland, Ore. Begay-Campbell, who has worked at Sandia for 17 years and is a principal member of the technical staff, received the Lifetime Achievement Award, AISES's highest honor, which recognizes American Indians who have "made significant long-term contributions in the sciences, mathematics, engineering, technology, health, or related fields." Additionally, the award honors those who have served their American Indian community "in an exemplary manner."