Mabel Esteves (1950-2008)
Mabel's 22 years in HP Quality
Engineering starting in Puerto Rico and later in Roseville
included work in materials, reliability, product
regulations, and ISO 9000 program management. She worked
with the Society of Women Engineers at local, regional, and
national levels founding three chapters and serving as
National Vice President.
As the Alumni Association's
Finance and Membership Director, Mabel personally qualified
and processed more than 9,000 membership applications.
Through her articles and
emails, she helped thousands of HP alumni with the complex
and emotional process of leaving the company.
"No one had a warmer welcoming
smile or a more gracious manner than Mabel, and her
commitment to her profession and to her friends and family
In honor of the outstanding service and support that Mabel
provided to HP alumni and the Association, the HPAA Board of
Directors has created the Mabel Esteves Memorial Award
presented to a member who has exemplified Mabel's hard work,
determination, and positive attitude in support of the