Board of Governors

Chairman of the Board

Dr. Janell Straach  Director, Center for Engaging Women in Cybersecurity, University of Texas Dallas 

WiCyS Founder

Dr. Ambareen Siraj Director, Cybersecurity Education, Research and Outreach Center, Tennessee Tech University

WiCyS treasurer

Dr. Costis Toregas Director, Cyber Security and Privacy Research Institute, George Washington University


Dr. Cynthia Irvine Center for Information Systems Security Studies and Research, Naval Post Graduate School 

Jay Koehler Program Manager, Security and Trust Organization, Cisco

Margaret Morton VP, Permanent Supervision and IT Security, Société Générale

Prajakta Jagdale Senior Manager, Information Security, Palo Alto Networks

Dr. Greg Shannon Chief Scientist, CERT® Division Software Engineering Institute (SEI), Carnegie Mellon University

Stephanie Siteman Info Security Program and Operations Manager, Facebook



Executive Director

Taly Walsh talywalsh@wicys.org



Community Care Manager

Lana Richardson lana@wicys.org