The Executive Women’s Forum Cybersecurity Women on
Capitol Hill Public/Private Symposium
United States Capitol
May 8th & 9th, 2018
On May 8th, 2018, the day began with Federal Agency Critical Infrastructure Sector Meetings. Women were organized according to their industry and conducted meetings with Federal Agencies such as Treasury, Judiciary, FTC, DOT, HHS etc. The purpose of these meetings was for women to both gain a better understanding of how to best interact with the Federal Agencies and to offer their subject matter expertise relative to cybersecurity issues. Women participated in a luncheon hosted at Venable featuring speaker Susan Molinari, VP of Public Policy & Government Affairs at Google. Next on the agenda was a panel discussion on cybersecurity as it relates to States critical infrastructure at the National Governors Association followed by meetings with Governors staff. The day concluded with a cocktail reception at the Capitol View at 400 on the National Governors Association rooftop.
View the May 8th Agenda HERE
View May 8th Speaker Biographies HERE
On May 9th, 2018, EWF delegates gathered in the spectacular Congressional Auditorium and participated in presentations from industry thought leaders and senior Congressional staff members. Our morning keynote was Vice Admiral Jan Tighe, Deputy Chief of Naval Operations for Information Warfare/ Director of Naval Intelligence, United States Navy. The Luncheon included keynote Suzette Kent, Federal CIO, U.S. Office of Management & Budget. The afternoon was spent with over 25 personal bipartisan meetings with Congressional, Senate staff and committee members. Women received opportunities to speak with staff about cyber education, workforce challenges and the importance of engaging women in the legislative process including the opportunity to provide expert testimony.
The day concluded with a U.S. Capitol Reception with keynote Jeanette Manfra, U.S. Department of Homeland Security Assistant Secretary, Office of Cybersecurity & Communications; and a presentation of the EWF Leadership Award to the sponsor of this event; Nancy Pelosi, Minority Leader of the U.S. House of Representatives.
View the May 9th Agenda HERE
View May 9th Speaker Biographies HERE
View the recorded LIVE stream from May 9th at Capitol Hill HERE
Thank you to all of our Symposium Partners
Critical Infrastructure Sector Thought Leader Partners
Critical Infrastructure Sector Thought Leader & Industry Breakout Partner
Industry Breakout Partner
View the 2017 Cybersecurity Women on Capitol Hill
Public/Private Symposium HERE
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