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Connecting WOMEN In Cybersecurity and Information Technology (IT)

Updated: Oct 4, 2023

Author: voldimmoral

A Place For Women To Connect With Other Women Around The World

💃 Are you a woman? Are you a student, curious mind, or do you currently hold a job in cybersecurity or information technology (IT) as a woman? Here you will discover platforms, events, and communities that foster mentorship, knowledge exchange, and professional growth. The below resources were founded specifically for women in technology.

💅🏻 Women in technology are essential for fostering innovation, driving progress, and achieving true diversity in the rapidly evolving digital era. Their involvement brings numerous benefits and contributes to a more balanced, inclusive, and effective technology landscape. Incorporating more women into the technology field is not only a matter of equity but also a strategic imperative for shaping a more inclusive, innovative, and socially responsible technological future. Let’s get you ladies connected!

🤝 Get Connected

⭐ Women in Cybersecurity (WiCyS):

  • WiCyS is a community of women and allies in cybersecurity, offering resources, networking opportunities, scholarships, and mentorship programs.

  • They host regular virtual career fairs for women — the next virtual career fair will be on August 16, 2023.

  • You can JOIN them by becoming a member.

⭐ Women’s Society of Cyberjutsu (WSC) Website:

  • WSC provides training, resources, and mentorship to help women excel in cybersecurity careers.

  • You can become a member HERE.

⭐ Girls Who Code:

  • While not exclusively focused on cybersecurity, Girls Who Code offers programs to empower young women to explore and pursue careers in technology.

⭐ Women in Technology (WIT):

  • WIT supports women in various technology fields, including cybersecurity, through networking events, mentorship, and educational programs.

  • Join them HERE.

⭐ Cyber Security Challenge UK: Women in Cyber:

  • This initiative aims to encourage women to pursue careers in cybersecurity through events, workshops, and challenges.

⭐ BlackGirlsHack:

  • BlackGirlsHack aim to support and empower black women and girls in the field of cybersecurity and technology by providing resources, mentorship, workshops, and networking opportunities.

  • Become a member.

⭐ InfoSecGirls:

  • InfoSecGirls is a community-driven initiative that provides workshops, webinars, and resources to support women in the field of information security.

⭐ SheLeadsTech by ISACA:

  • ISACA’s SheLeadsTech program offers resources, networking, and mentorship opportunities to advance women’s leadership in technology and cybersecurity.

⭐ Women in Cybersecurity Middle East:

  • Women in Cybersecurity Middle East promotes women’s involvement in information security through networking, events, and educational initiatives.

⭐ Women Cybersecurity Society:

  • The society supports the female community by offering mentoring, 24/7 unlimited online training, workshops, scholarships, awards and more.

⭐ European Cyber Security Organisation (ECSO) Women4Cyber:

  • An initiative in Europe that promotes gender diversity and inclusion in the cybersecurity field.

  • You can become a member HERE.

⭐ Women in Security and Privacy (WISP):

  • A global organization that supports, mentors, and promotes women in the fields of security and privacy.

⭐ Australian Women in Security Network (AWSN):

  • AWSN connects and supports women in cybersecurity and related fields in Australia. They aim to educate women and girls on security and to connect women in the industry and those looking to enter the field with the tools, knowledge, network, and platforms needed to build confidence and interest.

  • Feel free to join the community by becoming a member.

⭐ Women in Security and Resilience Alliance (WISECRA):

  • A global community that advocates for and empowers women in security and resilience professions.

💪 Strong Female Presences — Trans Friendly

~ shout out to all the ladies out there who make being a woman beautiful ▪️ Amanda Rousseau ▪️ Georgia Weidman ▪️ Stacey Champagne ▪️ voldimmoral ▪️ Maril Vernon ▪️ Tanya Janca ▪️ Amber DeVilbiss ▪️ Parisa Tabriz ▪️ Lesley Carhart ▪️ Alyssa Miller ▪️ Nicole Perlroth ▪️ Jane Frankland 🤍 support v o l d i m m o r a l

human error advisory : because this was written and researched by a human, if you see that any information above is wrong, out-of-date or needs to be expanded on, please bring it to my attention so that I may reflect the most accurate information for any future viewers — any and all opinions do not reflect my employer and are entirely of my own.

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