The Executive Women’s Forum has led the charge in building women leaders in cybersecurity for over two decades. We are proud to partner with Black Hat to give the next generation of women leaders the opportunities to increase their knowledge and network.
FLEMINGTON, N.J. (PRWEB) May 23, 2023
The Executive Women's Forum on Information Security, Risk Management & Privacy (EWF) and Black Hat USA 2023 are pleased to announce the success and continuation of the Future Female Leaders Scholarship Program. This program awards 50 scholarships to attend Black Hat USA 2023, virtually or in-person, at Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas.
As we strive to minimize the gender gap among information security professionals and introduce the next generation of female leaders to the Black Hat community, we aim to give students the opportunity to learn, network, and collaborate with the industry's brightest minds. For the past 9 years, the EWF has partnered with Black Hat USA to award 50 complimentary Academic Passes to female university students who demonstrate a passion for information security as well as a proven history of related experience and coursework. If selected for the scholarship, recipients can choose between an in-person Briefing pass or virtual On-Demand Access.
“The Executive Women’s Forum has led the charge in building women leaders in cybersecurity for over two decades. We are proud to partner with Black Hat to give the next generation of women leaders the opportunities to increase their knowledge and network,” says Joyce Brocaglia, EWF Founder.
In order to be considered for the Future Female Leaders Scholarship Program, each applicant must meet the following criteria: Must be 18 years old at the time of the event, provide a copy of verifiable proof of full-time academic status at an accredited college or university, and provide a copy of valid and current college/university ID card. All submissions must be received by June 23, 2023. To apply for the 2023 Black Hat USA Future Female Leaders Student Scholarship and view full terms, please visit this link.
About the Executive Women’s Forum on Information Security, Risk Management & Privacy:
Founded in 2002, the Executive Women's Forum on Information Security, Risk Management & Privacy (EWF), a Diversified Search Group company, is the premier member organization dedicated to engaging, advancing, and developing women leaders in Cybersecurity, IT Risk Management, Governance, Risk, Compliance, and Privacy. The EWF provides education, access, and opportunities to women at every stage of their career. Most importantly, it is a sisterhood where women are encouraged and supported to be their authentic selves, visualize their highest selves, and believe in themselves. The EWF serves emerging leaders and the most prominent influential women in our field by facilitating virtual and live programs and events throughout the year. Programs include a Leadership Academy, Annual Conference, Forums for C-Suite, Women of Influence, BISOs, Women Leaders in the Cloud, and Emerging and Ascending Leaders, Lift mentorship program, regional meetings, leadership development initiatives, and opportunities to network and engage with women globally. For more information, visit http://www.ewf-usa.com.