In this session, we delve into the critical topic of cybersecurity and why it is imperative to inspire the next generation to pursue careers in this field. We explore the evolving cyber threat landscape, the rising demand for cybersecurity professionals, and the potential consequences of the skills gap.
Emphasising the significance of diversity and inclusion, we will discuss the benefits of fostering a diverse cybersecurity workforce and encouraging participation from underrepresented groups. We highlight strategies for creating awareness, promoting interest, and breaking down barriers to entry. Ultimately, we emphasise the collective responsibility to build a resilient and inclusive cybersecurity workforce for a secure digital future.
Chelsea is the Co-founder and CEO of Social Enterprise InnovateHer, who are on a mission to get girls ready for the tech industry and the industry ready for girls. With her team, Chelsea plans for InnovateHer to inspire over 1 million teens by 2032, decreasing the widening gender gap within the sector.