Join us on Tuesday, September 20 for our monthly chapter meeting with a special guest speakers:


Panel Discussion: 
Day in the Life of a Cyber Founder

Join us as we explore how our Women Founder panelists are preparing our Workforce of the future, as well as their dedication in providing cybersecurity services in protection of our global citizens in an increasingly digital world. We will discuss the major cybersecurity drivers creating the most entrepreneurial opportunity, as well as how they are positively impacting the global ecosystem going forward. Our pioneering industry veterans boast decades of salient leadership and technology experience and constantly work to innovate and develop across many global programs.


kim farringtonKim Farington is an experienced Chief Executive Officer (CEO) with a demonstrated history of working in the cybersecurity industry and with Federal Government systems. She founded KTech to provide federal agencies and related organizations with the edge they need to stay on top of cyber threats and preparations.
As a former Board member of the Excelsior College National Cybersecurity Institute in Washington, DC, Kim is skilled in cybersecurity, public speaking, and leadership. She has professional expertise in cybersecurity and keeping clients’ systems, data and files safe and secure.
Kim earned a Kennedy School of Government Executive Certificate focused in Public Leadership from Harvard University. She is also the inventor of the USB EZ Storage Case, a tool that has proven benefits for data and file security for all types of organizations.

jessica gulickJessica Gulick is Commissioner of the US Cyber Games, a multi-phased cybersecurity program recruiting the US Cyber Team; CEO of Katzcy, a woman-owned growth strategy and marketing firm; and, founder of PlayCyber, a new business line promoting cyber games and tournaments. An MBA, CISSP and PMP, Gulick is a 20-year veteran in the cybersecurity industry with proven experience in starting businesses, leading cross-functional cyber teams, co-authoring NIST Special Publications, capturing commercial and government business and running epic cybersecurity games and tournaments. She is passionate about cybersecurity as an esport where players, fans, and companies can collaborate, and strongly advocates for diversity in the workforce. She is also the president of the board at the Women's Society of Cyberjutsu and a member of the Bay Path University Cybersecurity Education Advisory Council.


sharon brownMs. Sharon Brown Jacob’s community activism is a testament to who she is and she plays an active role in her community as the Chief Executive Officer of Strategic Alliances Group, Inc, Founder of New-Service Training Employment Program, Inc., Chair of Harford Community College Foundation Board of Directors, Bel Air, MD, and Former President, Women in Defense Mid-Atlantic Chapter, Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD.

Sharon retired from the United States Army in 2011 as a Lieutenant Colonel after serving as a PATRIOT Air Defense Artillery and Acquisition Corp officer for 22 years. She has a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Engineering Technology from Georgia Southern College, and a Master of Science degree in Systems Acquisition Management from the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, California.

Sharon received her military commission through the Georgia Southern College, Statesboro, Georgia Reserve Officer Training Corps program as a Second Lieutenant in 1989 and completed two tours in Germany and one deployment to Desert Shield/Storm. Sharon completed the United States Army Combined Arms and Staff School and is a resident graduate of the United States Army Command and General Staff College.

rhonda farrellDr. Rhonda Farrell is an entrepreneur, innovator, transformation strategist, change agent and evangelist, influencer, and technology and management consultant.
Her leadership career has spanned 30+ years, serving the USMC and Fortune 500, state, civil, and Federal government agencies. Innovation-oriented methodologies, principles, and approaches have been applied in the areas of cybersecurity, engineering, operations, quality, change, management, and organizational development.
She is the CEO of Global Innovation Strategies (GIS), and the Founder of Cyber & STEAM Global Innovation Alliance (CSTGIA), a partnership of 50+ organizations providing awareness, education, apprenticeships, and elevation opportunities for girls, youth, women, and veterans.
She is active in industry working groups and has contributed to the DoD CIO body of knowledge on Digital Modernization, Cloud Strategy, and the DoD Enterprise DevSecOps Reference Design, as well as being a contributing author for many ISSA Journal articles, the Women in Security, Changing the Face of Technology and Innovation within the Women in Engineering and Science series, and the Guide to Security Assurance for Cloud Computing.
Connect with her at or at her website


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