The Executive Women’s Forum announces its 18th Annual Conference and Women of Influence Awards

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Early Bird Registration is available until 8/31, WOI submission ends 7/31

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Especially during these unprecedented times, supporting and empowering women is both vital and timeless. Our Conference and the WOI awards help further that mission.

The Executive Women’s Forum on Information Security Risk Management & Privacy (EWF) is pleased to announce its 18th Annual Conference “Empowering Women In Cybersecurity, Risk And Privacy: Enhancing Business Resilience And Trust,” that will take place October 20-22, 2020 in Scottsdale, AZ. The Women of Influence Awards (WOI), sponsored by Accenture and Avanade, is accepting nominations until July 31, 2020. The WOI recognizes women for their professional success, community involvement, and leadership roles in the fields of Information Security, Risk Management, and Privacy.

The EWF Conference is an exclusive opportunity to personally interact with more than 500 global thought leaders in the fields of Information Security, Risk Management, and Privacy. During this 3-day event, attendees learn from the most accomplished and influential women in our field and collaborate on round-table exercises, incident simulations, and deep dives. Gaining exposure to new ideas and approaches, developing best practices, and building trusted relationships with the best and the brightest is an excellent and abundant return on investment. Learn more about our Conference by visiting http://conference.ewf-usa.com/.

“Especially during these unprecedented times, supporting and empowering women is both vital and timeless,” said Lynn Terwoerds, EWF Executive Director. “Our Conference and the WOI awards help further that mission.”

The Women of Influence Awards honor five women for their accomplishments and leadership roles in the fields of Information Security, Risk Management, and Privacy. These awards recognize women in 5 categories: Private Solutions Provider (Managing externally, Security vendors and providing services externally), Corporate Practitioner (Managing internally), Public Sector or Academia, One to Watch (Less than 10 yrs. industry experience), and new to 2020 - Executive of the Year (20+ yrs. industry experience.) Finalists will be selected by a panel of judges from nominations submitted by the nominee's peers and will be announced in August 2020. Winners will be presented during an awards ceremony at the 2020 EWF Conference. The deadline for submissions is July 31, 2020. To see the full descriptions of the awards and to nominate someone visit: http://www.ewf-usa.com/?page=WOIAwards.

COVID-19 Message:
The safety and security of our attendees always come first. We expect to hold our Conference as we always have but understand that this could change based on CDC and WHO guidance.

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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) is the largest member organization dedicated to engaging, advancing and developing women leaders in Cybersecurity, IT Risk Management, Governance Risk & Compliance and Privacy. The EWF serves emerging leaders as well as the most prominent and influential women in our field by facilitating programs and events throughout the year, including an Annual Conference, regional meetings, leadership development, and mentorship programs as well as interaction with global thought leaders through an online community. For more information, visit http://www.ewf-usa.com.

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