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Lisa M. Chambers has 12 years of experience developing and implementing nationally-recognized and award winning, informal youth-focused technology education programs. Since 1999, Lisa has served as the State Director of TECH CORPS Ohio. In 2011, she was named the new TECH CORPS National Director.
TECH CORPS is a nonprofit organization dedicated to ensuring K-12 students have equal access to technology resources and training programs that enhance early learning and prepare them to successfully transition into 21stCentury careers. Under Lisa’s leadership, TECH CORPS Ohio developed four technology education programs: Girl TECH CORPS in 2006, Camp IT in 2007, TECHie Club in 2008 and TECHie Camp in 2009. In her new role, Lisa will work to build the organizational infrastructure and partnerships to make these programs available to students across the U.S.
Lisa’s work has been recognized and honored at the local, state and national levels. In 2009, she was named a “Modern-day Technology Leader” by US Black Engineer & Information Technology magazine; she qualified as a finalist for the 2008 Cable's Leaders in Learning Award, and received the Technology Innovation Award in Nonprofit Service Delivery from TechColumbus. Lisa is a member of the National Center for Women and Information Technology, K-12 Alliance and was appointed by the Governor to serve on the Ohio Tuition Trust Authority Board in 2009. Lisa is a graduate of The Ohio State University.