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Thursday, February 2 • 3:15pm - 4:00pm
Why are we failing to get women in Cybersecurity

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The Cybersecurity community still faces millions of unfilled positions globally and the representation of women in the field is still a small fraction of that in the workplace in general. This session will examine if the improved numbers are meaningful, what we should be doing different and what each of us can do today to help bring more of the working population to look at cyber security as a career field. How can you be part of the change?


Amanda Fennell

Amanda Fennell has over two decades of security industry experience. She believes strongly that everyone has a cyber warrior in them waiting to be unleashed. A resident of New Orleans, she recently graduated from the Auguste Escoffier School of Arts and is working towards her second... Read More →


Annie Genest

Sr. Project Manager, Digital Guardian
Annie Genest has worked in a variety of roles within cybersecurity over the last 14 years from incident responder, Service Delivery Manager for Managed Security Services of primarily healthcare, government or insurance companies building out their security programs to building as... Read More →

Jessica MacAllister

Manager, Cloud Security, Relativity
Jessica is a Security Engineering Manager at Relativity. She has previously worked as a penetration tester, security developer, and application security engineer. In her previous roles at Relativity, she helped setup Relativity's security tooling in the software development lifecycle... Read More →
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Lynn Dohm

Executive Director, Women in CyberSecurity (WiCyS)
Lynn Dohm brings more than 25 years of organizational and leadership experience to the WiCyS team. She has successfully collaborated with businesses, nonprofits and NSF-funded grants and helped produce outcomes that aligned with their cybersecurity business goals. As a solution-oriented... Read More →

Thursday February 2, 2023 3:15pm - 4:00pm CST