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BSidesSLC Women in Tech Event

Friday April 12, 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Room 203

"Let's Be K.I.N.D!"

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Speaker: Dr. Shalini Kesar, Educator | Entrepreneur

Dr. Kesar is a professor in cybersecurity and Director of MS-Cybersecurity with Information Assurance (CSIA) at Southern Utah University (SUU). As an educator, she has been in front of the classroom for over 30 years across the globe. Her research expertise is in cybersecurity, including risk management and compliance. She is an active researcher and collaborates with industries that focus on managing cyber risks. She also serves as President and Founder of Women in Cybersecurity Utah. Her passion, personal as well as professional experience has led her to spearhead outreach projects that focus on inspiring young women in tech to consider technology as an education and career option.


Dr. Kesar's work, research and teaching has been a recipient of one of the "Top 50 Women Leaders in Utah for 2024", “2023 Utah Women in Higher Education Mentorship” award, and “2023 SUU Distinguished Faculty for Global Engagement". She was also named one of the 30 Women to Watch by Utah Business for 2021. Recipients of this award include women who are passionate and dedicated to bringing diversity and inclusion to the business and technology world. This list celebrates women who are on their way to amazing things and includes presidents, CEOs, CFOs, entrepreneurs, authors, and educators in Utah.

Join us for...


Join us for an inspiring conversation with Dr. Shalini Kesar about what it means to be K.I.N.D.


Make new friends and meet new people! Create connections that will benefit your life and career!


Find support amongst friends and allies of Women in Tech. Come discover what it means to be stronger together!


Share information about your own career path, and offer motivation, and guidance to others.

A light brunch will be served

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