There’s no better time than NOW to be a woman in technology! This is the time to be bold and reach for opportunities that might seem impossible.
DENVER (PRWEB) March 01, 2023
Barbara Kosloski, vice president of Technology at Optum, at UnitedHealth Group, will be one of the keynote speakers at the Women in CyberSecurity (WiCyS) conference, March 16 to 18 in Denver, Colorado.
The WiCyS conference will bring together over 2,000 students, professionals, educators, government, industry, military, and research organizations to encourage, educate, recruit, and help advance women in cybersecurity careers.
Kosloski leads a team powering the technology for more than 350,000 employees at UnitedHealth Group. She has 28 years of experience in business leadership and IT, often helping evolve teams or organizations through transformations and building partnerships. Kosloski has knowledge in technology, transformation and leadership from previous positions at Target Corp., where she was most recently director of Team Member Service Centers, Gander Outdoors, Slalom Consulting, Wilsons Leather, Guidant Corporation and Accenture.
“There’s no better time than NOW to be a woman in technology! This is the time to be bold and reach for opportunities that might seem impossible,” Kosloski said. “Be brave, and listen carefully to the universe – she speaks softly sometimes.”
Kosloski will present “Charting a Course in Times of Challenge,” on female leadership, bravery, success (and failure), and share insight on how to chart a course to success even in challenging circumstances.
Journalists are invited to attend and should email email@example.com to request a media pass. For more information on WiCyS or the conference, visit http://www.wicys.org.
Women in CyberSecurity (WiCyS) is a nonprofit organization with international reach dedicated to the recruitment, retention and advancement of women in cybersecurity. WiCyS was founded by Dr. Ambareen Siraj in 2013 through a National Science Foundation grant awarded to Tennessee Tech University. In less than 10 years, it has grown into an organization (est. in 2017) representing a leading alliance between trailblazers from academia, government, and industry. WiCyS offers opportunities, trainings, events, and resources for its members. Strategic partners include Tier 1: Akamai, Amazon Web Services, Battelle, Bloomberg, Carnegie Mellon University – Software Engineering Institute, Cisco, Fortinet, Google, Lockheed Martin, Meta, Microsoft, Optum, Sandia National Laboratories, SentinelOne. Tier 2: AbbVie, Aristocrat, Dell Technologies, Intel, JPMorgan Chase & Co., LinkedIn, McKesson, Nike, NCC Group, Workday, Navy Federal Credit Union, Yubico Inc., DeVry University. To partner, visit http://www.wicys.org/support/strategic-partnerships/.