Advancing Women in Cybersecurity

  • Tue, April 27, 2021
  • 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
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Advancing Women in Cybersecurity

WiTT and Middle TN ISACA introduce a joint event with Dr. Ambareen Siraj and Michelle Nguyen, two leaders in the cyber security field, as they share stories about their career journey, their work, and diversity and inclusion in the industry.  Dr. Siraj is a professor of Computer Science at Tennessee Tech University and the founding director of Tennessee Tech’s Cybersecurity Education, Research and Outreach Center (CEROC). She is the founder of the Women in CyberSecurity (WiCyS) organization, an initiative to recruit, retain and advance women in cybersecurity. In 2020, Dr. Siraj was named the Cybersecurity Person of the Year by Cybersecurity Ventures. Michelle Nguyen’s specialty is in working with early stage cybersecurity startups to bring disruptive solutions to the market. She is a board member for the Women’s Society of Cyberjutsu (WSC), an organization dedicated to raising awareness of cybersecurity career opportunities and advancement for women in the field.  In 2019, Michelle was recognized as one of the Top 25 Women in Cybersecurity by Cyber Defense Magazine.


Dr. Ambareen Siraj

Michelle Nguyen

See speaker bios here.

Date: Tuesday, April 27, 2021

Time: 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Panel Discussion: 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Audience Q & A: 5:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Location: Zoom details will be sent to registrants prior to the event.

Advance questions are welcome and encouraged. Please submit to by April 22, 2021.

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