KnowBe4 Celebrates International Women’s Day With #ChoosetoChallenge

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KnowBe4 #ChoosetoChallenge other technology organizations to increase women on their staff toward 50%

We celebrate International Women’s Day by challenging others in the technology industry to be conscious of hiring, pay and career advancement practices to be more inclusive of women. -Erika Lance, SVP of people operations, KnowBe4

KnowBe4, the provider of the world’s largest security awareness training and simulated phishing platform, celebrates International Women’s Day.

The theme of International Women’s Day for 2021 is #ChoosetoChallenge, which represents a challenge to call out gender bias and inequality and to also celebrate women’s achievements.

"Not only is our organization made up of nearly 50% women, but we also are proud of the many women throughout KnowBe4, like myself, who are in leadership roles,” said Erika Lance (she/her), SVP of people operations, KnowBe4. “It is critical to have an inclusive workforce where there is a defined success path for diverse employees. We celebrate International Women’s Day by challenging others in the technology industry to be conscious of hiring, pay and career advancement practices to be more inclusive of women.”

KnowBe4 is highly supportive of women in cyber by actively sponsoring multiple women in tech and women in cyber initiatives, events and awards. The management team has a very equal balance of women, with many high-power positions held by women, such as Legal, HR, Growth, Application Integration and many more. KnowBe4 has an employee resources group dedicated to women and has also partnered with the Center for Cyber Safety and Education to offer scholarships for women. KnowBe4 was recently recognized by #GirlsClub as the number one place where women want to work for its paid maternity leave benefits and support for working mothers.

For more information on KnowBe4 jobs, visit http://www.knowbe4.com/jobs.

About KnowBe4
KnowBe4, the provider of the world’s largest security awareness training and simulated phishing platform, is used by more than 35,000 organizations around the globe. Founded by IT and data security specialist Stu Sjouwerman, KnowBe4 helps organizations address the human element of security by raising awareness about ransomware, CEO fraud and other social engineering tactics through a new-school approach to awareness training on security. Kevin Mitnick, an internationally recognized cybersecurity specialist and KnowBe4's Chief Hacking Officer, helped design the KnowBe4 training based on his well-documented social engineering tactics. Tens of thousands of organizations rely on KnowBe4 to mobilize their end users as the last line of defense.

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