Cara forsees unimaginable changes in high-tech

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* Name: Judy Cara

* Organization: Intel Corp.

* Position: Community relations manager

* Hometown: Ashtead, Surrey, England

* How long have you lived in Colorado Springs: Since 1987

* Education: Sutton High School for Girls; Queens College in London. (Will graduate from Regis University in May with a degree in communication.)

* A few words about your company: Intel, the world’s largest chip maker, is also a leading manufacture of computer, networking and communications products.

* Recent accomplishments: Received a Women of Distinction award from the Girl Scouts – Wagon Wheel Council. Accepted into Alpha Sigma Nu, the honor society for students graduating from Jesuit universities in the United States.

* Biggest career break: Working at the U.S. Embassy in London and having opportunities to travel throughout the United States on business in my early 20s.

* The toughest part of your job: Finding enough hours in a day for everything I want to do, and managing the community’s expectations of what Intel, and its employees, can accomplish here.

* Someone you admire: Mary Ellen McNally – for her boundless energy, commitment to our community and “can do” attitude.

* About your family: Married to husband, Jim, for six years. Two stepdaughters, Kelsey, 14, and Kimmie, 12. Juneau, a black Labrador retriever, and Tigger the cat.

* Something else you’d like to accomplish: Now that I’m completing my degree, I’d like to spend more time with my family and more time exercising.

* How your business will change in the next decade: The high-tech industry changes so quickly that it’s impossible to even imagine what products will be available in 10 years. Stay tuned!

* What book are you currently reading? I read everything about the British royal family. Currently I’m reading “Lilibet” by Carolly Erickson about Queen Elizabeth II.

* What is the one thing you would change about Colorado Springs? I’d like to have more diversity and grater acceptance of diversity in our community.