2020 EWF Virtual Conference
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Monday, October 19 • 11:00am - 1:45pm
Rising Leaders Forum Workshop for Millennials

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Calling All Millennial Women in InfoSec, Privacy, and Risk
Announcing for the first time an opportunity for all millennial women in InfoSec, Privacy, and Risk to attend the Executive Women's Forum Rising Leaders Forum Virtual Workshop. If you cannot participate in the entire EWF Conference, we are opening up registration for just the Rising Leader Forum Workshop on Monday, October 19, from 11:00 am-1:45 pm ET for all millennials (born 1980-2000).

This dynamic and informative workshop includes:
• Integrating It All In An Unprecedented Time
• Cultivating Your Personal Board of Advisors
• A Technology & Security Executive's Journey Featuring Shamla Naidoo
• Small group breakouts to meet new women and build relationships

The fee for this session is $50 for non-EWF members and $40 for EWF members.
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  • Please note that if you are already registered for the EWF 2020 Virtual Conference you do not need to register again. Your 2020 EWF Virtual Conference pass gives you access to attend the Rising Leaders Forum (RLF) Conference.

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  • Welcome by Jackie Grochowalski & Audrey Gonzalez
  • Kick-Off Remarks by Joyce Brocaglia
  • Integrating It All In An Unprecedented Time   A panel discussion with two millennials, focused on how they are managing the unprecedented 2020 situation, work-life integration, and staying engaged in their career development journey virtually.    Karolyn Maloney & Lauren Zink; Facilitator: Jackie Grochowalski
  • Real Talk: How Are You handling 2020? Small group breakout sessions in video-enabled Zoom rooms to debrief on key topics and network.
  • A Technology & Security Executive's Journey Featuring Shamla Naidoo: Shamla Naidoo shares her journey to CISO and beyond and what she's learned along the way.    Shamla Naidoo Proctor; Christine DiGirolamo
  • Cultivating Your Personal Board of Advisors    A conversation to get perspective on cultivating your personal board of advisors to advance.  Hear from two women in different stages of their careers. Learn about how they built networks of people to support them and how mentoring played a role.  Ariel Weintraub & Meredith HarperFacilitator: Audrey Gonzalez
  • Real Talk:  How to Cultivate a Personal Board of Advisors?    Small group breakout sessions in video-enabled Zoom rooms to debrief on key topics and network.    
  • Embrace and Engage with Rising Leaders Forum  Learn how to get involved in the Rising Leader's Forum to foster a deeper EWF community experience, gain access to development opportunities, and advance your career in Information Security, Risk Management, and Privacy.    Linda Dolceamore, Director of Leadership Development, EWF

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Joyce Brocaglia

Alta Associates, CEO, BoardSuited LLC, CEO, Executive Women's Forum, Founder
Joyce Brocaglia is the CEO of Alta Associates and Founder of the Executive Women’s Forum on Information Security Risk Management and Privacy.Founded in 1986 Alta Associates is the most prominent boutique executive search firm specializing in Information Security, Cybersecurity... Read More →
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Christine DiGirolamo

Senior Analyst, Fidelity Investments
Christine DiGirolamo, a Senior, Oversight Analyst at Fidelity Investments, is an experienced risk professional with a focus on IT operations and service management. Ms. DiGirolamo provides a risk service to Fidelity’s trading infrastructure and operations teams through various projects... Read More →
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Linda Dolceamore

Director of Leadership Development, EWF
Linda joined the EWF in 2014 and serves as the Director of Leadership Development. In this role, she is responsible for overseeing and implementing all initiatives that support the development and advancement of our members.Linda is the Coach/Facilitator of the Leadership Journey... Read More →
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Audrey Gonzalez

Cybersecurity Analyst, NextEra Energy
Audrey Gonzalez is a cybersecurity analyst at NextEra Energy - a leading clean energy company. In her current role, she is responsible for driving process improvement efforts in the governance, risk and compliance space, as well as operating and enhancing cybersecurity awareness and... Read More →
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Jackie Grochowalski

Head of Identity and Access Management, MassMutual
Jackie is the Head of Identity and Access Management at MassMutual. In her current role Jackie manages the Identity and Access management team and is responsible for Strategy and implementation of IAM Solutions. Specifically, Jackie has driven the rollout of leading Identity & Access... Read More →
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Meredith Harper

Vice President & CISO, Eli Lilly & Co
Meredith R. Harper, MHSA, CHC, CHPC, HCISPP, ITIL, CISM Vice President, Chief Information Security Officer Eli Lilly and Company Meredith Harper serves as vice president and chief information security officer at Eli Lilly and Company. She is responsible for the company’s global... Read More →
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Karolyn Maloney

Senior Director, Global Security, CVS Health
Karolyn Maloney has more than a decade of experience in information technology and information security. Currently, she is a Senior Director in Global Security at CVS Health. In her current role, she is responsible for the strategy and execution of the IT Hygiene program, Data Protection... Read More →
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Shamla Naidoo

VP, Managing Partner, IBM Security Services, IBM
Shamla Naidoo is an accomplished executive with experience managing hundreds of millions of dollars in budgets for large, globally distributed teams who support operations in 170 countries. As Managing Partner of IBM Global Security Services, Shamla is one of the most influential... Read More →
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Ariel Weintraub

Head of Security Operations & Engineering, MassMutual
Ariel Weintraub joined MassMutual in the fall of 2019 as the Head of Security Operations & Engineering, where she is responsible for the Global Security Operations Center, Security Engineering, Security Intelligence and Identity & Access Management. Prior to joining MassMutual, Ariel... Read More →
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Lauren Zink

Manager, Security Awareness, Oportun
Lauren Zink is an industry recognized information security professional that has developed, expanded & maintained security awareness programs. Her recognitions include: Women in IT Awards Finalist-Young Leader of the Year, Stark County 20 Under 40, Women in IT Awards Finalist- Security... Read More →

Monday October 19, 2020 11:00am - 1:45pm EDT
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