Several sponsorship opportunities are available at the Women in CyberSecurity (WiCyS) conference March 16 to 18 for businesses and companies looking to recruit top talent, be recognized as leaders in workforce diversity, and build relationships with industry professionals, academia, and government.
DENVER, November 9, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — Several sponsorship opportunities are available at Women in CyberSecurity (WiCyS) Conference March 16 to 18 for businesses and companies looking to recruit top talent, be recognized as leaders in workforce diversity, and build relationships with industry professionals, academia, and government.
For the past 10 years, the non-profit organization WiCyS has brought together students and professionals from academia, research and industry to share expertise and experience, network, learn and mentor at its annual event. and throughout the year.
“Now is the time to act, and we are excited for companies to follow suit with WiCyS,” said Lynn Dohm, Executive Director of WiCyS. “We’re tired of talking about diversifying the cybersecurity workforce, now is the time to do it, and we’re here to facilitate those opportunities. Sponsorship also comes with full conference passes. so that companies can ensure that they support their female talent in an inclusive way and provide professional development opportunities.It’s a win-win situation for all.
In the 2022 edition, 1,700 participants were present, half of whom were students from all levels of higher education, who obtained scholarships. The global cyber community was supported virtually with the hashtag #WiCyS2022 reaching over 16 million. Sponsorships help these talented cybersecurity students, but also help businesses and organizations. Future employees will see these sponsors as inclusive employers for cybersecurity careers.
Sponsors above a certain level will receive a booth, branding, recognition and access to the attendee CV database. Organizations will be recognized on the conference website, mobile app and onsite at the conference. A sponsorship will also grant advance notice of open registration and allow attendance at the in-person job fair, where interviews may take place. Sponsors can also engage at Career Village for mock interviews as well as LinkedIn profile and resume reviews. High profile sponsors will enjoy greater visibility at the conference with keynote addresses, featured speakers and media announcements.
For more information on how to become a sponsor, go to http://www.wicys.org/support/wicys-2023-sponsorship/.
Women in CyberSecurity (WiCyS) is an international non-profit organization dedicated to the recruitment, retention and advancement of women in cybersecurity. WiCyS was founded by Dr. Ambareen Siraj in 2013 through a National Science Foundation grant to Tennessee Tech University. In less than 10 years, it has grown into an organization (est. in 2017) representing a leading alliance of pioneers from academia, government and industry. WiCyS offers opportunities, training, events and resources to its members. Strategic partners include Tier 1: Amazon Web Services, Battelle, Bloomberg, Carnegie Mellon University – Software Engineering Institute, Cisco, Fortinet, Google, Intel, Lockheed Martin, Meta, Microsoft, Optum, Sandia National Laboratories, SentinelOne. Level 2: AbbVie, Aristocrat, Dell Technologies, JPMorgan Chase & Co., LinkedIn, McKesson, NCC Group, Nike, Workday. To become a partner, visit http://www.wicys.org/support/strategic-partnerships/.
Lynn DohmWomen in CyberSecurity (WiCyS), 815-530-7307, [email protected]
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