Becky Papp | Phoenix Chapter Director

Becky Papp is a Project Manager at Isos Technology in Tempe, AZ. Though she started her career as a journalist she found her passion for technology and has worked in tech for more than a decade. Her goal is to give girls and women the opportunity to embrace technology and other STEM fields, whether they are students, recent graduates, or switching careers as she did. Becky is also an autism advocate, Ignite Phoenix volunteer, mental health speaker and proud mom of three amazing children.

You can reach Becky at becky.papp@chicktech.org

Mary Ramirez | High School Program Director

Marielenna “Mary” Ramirez started her career in technology in 2011 when she enlisted in the United States Army. She had the opportunity to explore different areas of technology and visit many places. In 2015, Mary completed her service obligations and moved to Arizona with her husband and daughter. Shortly after she began to work for the technology department at the Laveen Elementary School District. In addition to working for the technology department, Mary strives to mentor and teach underrepresented students different topics of CSTEM. When she is not ChickTeching, Mary is working with other organizations like Girls Who Code, T.E.C. is for Girls by Intel, TECHNOLOchicas, CodeLikeAGirl.io, Moms Can Code and more.

You can reach Mary at mary.ramirez@chicktech.org

Lia Wood | Fundraising Director

Lia Wood is a native Arizonian and proud UofA Wildcat. With her educational background in political science, Lia always had the desire to enter the technology world but did not have the right education or information about how to do so. Starting with Isos Technology as a sales assistant, she learned everything she could about software and how technology changes the efficiency of businesses. She has worked her way up to Business Development Manager and is excited to continue a lifelong career in the tech world. She plans to use her knowledge to help educate and excite other women and girls on the opportunities within the STEM fields. Lia lives in North Phoenix with her husband, is the mother of two fur babies, loves elephants and is a sucker for a good read. Feel free to recommend your favorite books to her!

You can reach Lia at lia.wood@chicktech.org

Beth West | Marketing Director

As Marketing Manager, Beth West provides Isos Technology with strategic direction based on extensive marketing experience in the high tech industry.

Beth owes her wide array of expertise to her 20+ year career in a variety of industries, including hospitality, finance, healthcare, and technology. She has numerous years of experience as a marketing professional and is passionate about providing growing technology companies with innovative marketing campaigns, top-notch event planning, and creative social media management.

Beth has been with Isos Technology since 2011. She currently oversees creative marketing direction, client and vendor relations, internal and external event execution, budgeting, Internet marketing, media relations, and more.

Ingrid Sutherland | Finance Director

Ingrid works as an Agile Coach helping organizations transform the way they work and deliver products to their customers. She has worked in technology for 30+ years holding just about every role in software development.

She and her husband Alec have been together for nearly 33 years; they have three children and two grandchildren.

Ingrid’s volunteer experience includes holding elected local, regional, and statewide offices in Business and Professional Women/WA, organizing and running business round-tables with the Small Business Association, working on a state senatorial campaign in Washington, running for public office in Montana, and serving three years on a school board there.

Ingrid’s passion is to bring more women into the STEM arena. She believes the K-12 focus ChickTech has implemented is a step toward successfully achieving that goal.

You can reach Ingrid at ingrid.sutherland@chicktech.org

Melissa McCoy | Chapter Coordinator

You can reach Melissa at melissa.mccoy@chicktech.org

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