Notable Scottsdale Women

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Survey – Scottsdale’s a Top 10 City for Women

We know Scottsdale is a great place to live for most who call it home. A new ranking puts Scottsdale in the top 20 cities in America for women. The West’s Most Western Town came in at No. 7. According to the findings, Scottsdale: “finishes in the top 20 for three different metrics: It ranks…

Candaleria execs

3 Women Lead Next Gen at Scottsdale’s Candelaria Design…

Three women partners are leading the next generation at Candelaria Design Associates. Founded by Mark Candelaria, AIA, 21 years ago in Phoenix, this architecture firm is widely celebrated for its luxury home designs, customized to each owner’s lifestyle.…
Dorothy Fratt's Red Mesa, 1977. (Courtesy Scottsdale Fine Arts)

'Unapologetic: All Women, All Year' - at SMoCA

“Unapologetic: All Women, All Year” at Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art (SMoCA) can now be enjoyed virtually, including listings, descriptions, and images of the artworks. (Image above: Dorothy Fratt's Red Mesa, 1977. (Courtesy Scottsdale Fine Arts)…

Rock climbing in Thailand Beth Ciaramello

She links passion to personality from Scottsdale…

Rock climbing in Thailand It was a disconnected experience in college followed by a career-ending injury in the military that led Beth Ciaramello to helping disabled service members and others find their true talents…
Stephanie Tippett at Scottsdale Stadium

Scottsdale Stadium boss has her childhood dream…

The energy is crackling at Scottsdale Stadium as Stephanie Tippett begins her day in a new office and a new era at one of the city’s most revered landmarks. Construction workers hustle to finish last-minute projects;…

Meet Scottsdale Library's Director – Kira Peters

Say hello to Kira Peters, Scottsdale's Library Services director. Peters’ professional experience includes 27 years of leading teams in a variety of Scottsdale Community Services program areas. She has worked in…