march, 2021

03mar1:00 pm3:30 pmWomxn Leading Globally in Cybersecurity

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Event Details

Join the University of Ottawa and Invest Ottawa to: Explore the state of global cybersecurity including key opportunities, needs, threats and big ideas; Acquire inspiration, actionable insight and thought leadership with hands-on learning and interactive engagement; Drive measurable commitment, action and change with a focus on impactful strategies to develop, attract and retain a highly diverse and inclusive talent pipeline with strong women cyber leaders; and Recognize and celebrate the leadership and collective achievements of women changemakers, leaders and influencers from every walk of life in cybersecurity.

Join Sophia Leong, Executive Lead, University of Ottawa, and Sonya Shorey, Vice President, Strategy, Marketing and Communications, Invest Ottawa, Bayview Yards and Area X.O, Co-MCs for this premier IWW event.

We are honoured to welcome initial speakers and panellists including:

Sem Ponnambalam, Board Member; Co-Founder and President of xahive (Ottawa and Los Angeles, California), WEF Panelist, G20 YES Panelist, Author, Online Cybersecurity Governance Instructor

Beth Klehr, Chief Human Resources Officer at Entrust (Chicago)

Sandra Wheatley Smerdon, SVP Marketing, Threat Intelligence and Influencer Communication, Fortinet (Sunnyvale, California)

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Time

(Wednesday) 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm EST