Discussion: BAME Women in Cybersecurity

19 June @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm, 109-177 Middlesex St, Spitafields, London, E1 7JF

Discussion: BAME Women in Cybersecurity

6:00 pm - 9:00 pm  | June 19, 2019

109-177 Middlesex St, Spitafields, London, E1 7JF

Being a woman is difficult and being a woman of colour only adds more barriers to attaining senior positions, especially in the cybersecurity field in which 20% of its labour force are women.

Seidea, in collaboration with Digital Leaders, will host a number of panellists to empower females of BAME backgrounds and debunk the myths around cybersecurity. They aim to do this by creating a platform in which participants can learn and be inspired by women who have against all odds accomplished great career goals within the cybersecurity field.

Attend this event to learn from BAME women in Cybersecurity who have broken these barriers to achieve great career goals.


  • 18:00-18:20 Arrival and registration
  • 18:30-18:40 Welcome Talk (Bushra Burge)
  • 18:40-19:40 Panelist Discussion and Q&A
  • 19:40-20:00 Closing Remarks (Founder Speech)
  • 20:00-21:00 Drinks and Networking

The discussion is hosted by Miriam Quansah, Digital Lead at BBC Africa. With over ten years experience in journalism and public relations, Miriam Quansah has worked for noted broadcasters including MTV, Fox News New York and the BBC World Service.

Panellists include:

  • Miriam Quansah, BBC Presenter: Moderator
  • Fola Akinfe, Global Head of Business Continutity Management @ Worldpay
  • Ibukun Emmanuel-Adebayo, Vice President, Functional Cybersecurity, Societe Generale
  • Monica Mahay, Head of Cybersecurity, Data and Privacy, Intel

This is a free event, however, registration is essential to ensure your place.

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