Driving Innovation within STEM & Cyber Across the Generations

Women in Security Special Interest Group & Women in Engineering (WIE) Monthly Webinar Series

Driving Innovation within STEM & Cyber Across the Generations

Ms. Nanci Schimizzi, Founder, Fair Oaks Strategies

STEM for Her: Funding Girls Education Initiatives for Future Success

Monday, March 13, 2017, 4:00 – 5:00 PM (Eastern)

STEM for Her is a non-profit organization that inspires and empowers girls and young women from middle school to college to change the world by excelling in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) careers.  Nanci Schimizzi is a board member and Director for Strategic Alliances for STEM for Her and a STEM Outreach chair for SIM (Society for Information Management). Nanci will cite research from SIM’s 2016 IT Trends Survey which supports the business need for critical STEM skills in the workplace and will also discuss a number of current programs that are being funded, along with the strategic direction, that the Foundation is planning to take to support our next generation.  Some of the programs include:  CyberPatriots, Girls in Technology (GIT), Techbridge Washington DC, GirlsInspired and PLEN.


Nanci Schimizzi, Founder and Senior Management Consultant of Fair Oaks Strategies, LLC which focuses on providing value added strategy and program management services to Senior IT executives. Prior to starting Fair Oaks Strategies, was Vice President at FINRA (Financial Industry Regulatory Authority). She joined the organization in February 1994 and held various positions focusing on strategy, relationship management, program management, communication, and software development.

Location and Registration

The presentation will be remote and accessible virtually to our community members. Registration is available at the following location:


ISSA International WIS SIG Information

Mission. Connecting the World, One Cybersecurity Practitioner at a Time.

Vision. The WIS SIG is committed to developing women leaders globally, building a stronger cybersecurity community fabric, and enabling success across the globe.

Creating Leaders Together. ISSA WIS SIG embraces a spirit of collaboration within its organization and throughout the industry. We partner with organizations to provide leadership programs and services, and challenge these companies to create cybersecurity-oriented professional advancement opportunities for women.

Be BRAVE, Be BOLD, Own Your Future!

Join the Conversation at: Twitter (#ISSAWISSIG), LinkedIn, and Email: WISSIG@issa.org

ISSA WIS SIG PORTAL: http://www.issa.org/members/group.aspx?id=107122

Join the ISSA WIS SIG: https://www.issa.org/general/register_member_type.asp

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Women in Engineering (WIE) Northern Virginia (NoVA) Affinity Group Information

IEEE Women in Engineering (WIE) is the largest international professional organization dedicated to promoting women engineers and scientists and inspiring girls around the world to follow their academic interests to a career in engineering.

Mission. The mission of IEEE WIE is to facilitate the global recruitment and retention of women in technical disciplines. IEEE WIE envisions a vibrant community of IEEE women and men collectively using their diverse talents to innovate for the benefit of humanity.

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