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EWF May Newsletter is out!

Wednesday, May 10, 2017   (0 Comments)
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May Newsletter




Black Hat USA 2017

Join the EWF at our annual Meet & Greet on July 27, 2017 in Mandalay Bay from 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm.

Register here

EWF Friends & Family can save $200 off your briefings pass using the discount below.

  EWF Future Leaders Scholarship

We will be awarding 50 complimentary Academic Passes Briefings (7/26 and 7/27) to female university students who demonstrate a passion for Information Security.

For more information & to apply, click here.

National Conference

Call for Speakers

We are looking for knowledgeable women who can passionately and articulately share their subject matter expertise, real life experiences, tools and templates with attendees of our 15th Annual National Conference.

If you are interested in a speaker position, please fill out our official submission form. Final panelist submissions are due no later than June 5, 2017.

View Session Proposals and Submit to the Call for Speakers Here


Women of Influence

Co-presented byAccentureandAlta Associates, the annual Women of Influence Awards honor four women for their accomplishments and leadership roles in the fields of Information Security, Risk Management and Privacy.

 These awards recognize women in four categories:

- Public Sector/Academia
- Private Solutions Provider

- Corporate Practitioner
- One-to-Watch

Deadline to submit is July 31, 2017.

Nominate a Women today!


Lift as You Rise Mentoring Program

Deadline to sign up is May 19th

Lift as You Rise mentoring program leverages the knowledge and experience of the EWF community to elevate success, achievement and fulfillment.


Lift as You Rise is open to all EWF CONNECT members to act as mentors, mentees or both.The inaugural round will run from June-November.We ask each mentor/ mentee pairing to have 1-2 calls per month for 45-60 minutes each.You can apply now and set up your profile at


Enrollment for the inaugural round is open until May 19, 2017.Once enrollment closes mentees will be given up to 5 mentors to choose from based on their profile and system matches. Please use your EWF Connect email to register.If you are unsure if you are an EWF CONNECT member you can reach out to Mary Wei

Learn more about Lift as You Rise

Watch as Linda Dolceamore, EWF Director of Leadership Development, explains the benefits of the Lift as you Rise mentoring program. You can also reach out to Linda


EWF - Lift as You Rise, Mentoring Program

EWF - Lift as You Rise, Mentoring Program

2017 Leadership Journey Open Enrollment

EWF Leadership JourneySign up today! Orientation kicks offin June.

TheEWF Leadership Journey is a 12-month virtual leadership development program designed for women to optimize their individual performance, elevate their authentic leadership presence, increase their organizational impact, while also achieving new levels of confidence and success in their careers.


The program focuses specifically on women within the Information Security, Privacy and Risk Management sectors.

  • Cohorts of 10-12 women meet virtually every month for a 90-minute teleconference facilitated by a certified coach.
  • Topic-based modules spur dialogue, insight, peer learning and commitments to apply learnings.
  • Includes 2 assessments, reading assignments through e-learning platform and other activities.

Make a commitment to yourself - share experiences, build strong peer connections, discuss relevant issues, influence and inspire others, build self-awareness and develop your leadership voice.


This is a powerful and dynamic program. Whether you are an individual, a company sponsor or a male executive supporting a team of women, we encourage you to offer the opportunity to participate in the EWF Leadership Journey to your female employees. Limited seats available


Enroll here-->

EWF heads to Capitol Hill on May 16th for historic event

"The Executive Women's Forum has been giving women a voice in Cybersecurity for the past 15 years," said Joyce Brocaglia, EWF Founder. "Bringing their expertise and amplifying their voices on Capitol Hill is a tremendous way to celebrate our 15th Anniversary."


The EWF Cybersecurity Women on Capitol Hill Public/Private Symposium on May 16, 2017is gathering one hundred Fortune 500, senior government, corporate and academic women serving in cybersecurity leadership positions across the country. This inaugural symposium is dedicated to educating the Congressional members and staff as well as setting the foundation for utilizing the EWF as a conduit for ongoing collaboration of providing resources to the government in the area of cybersecurity.




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