Empowering Women to Lead Cyber Security - Northern England- Autumn

Online and in-person, Manchester

This is a unique, cross-sector, leadership program for women in cyber security and resilience, delivered by Empowering You and in association with techUK and Government Security Group in Cabinet Office. The aim is to build a collaborative and powerful community of women leaders in cyber security and InfoSec roles across all industry sectors.

Delivered over 3 months from September - December 2024, Empowering Women to Lead Cyber Security is designed to enable the transition of aspirational and early to mid-career professionals, team leaders and managers into more confident, capable and energised leaders.

Key Learning Points

  • Accelerate personal leadership skills and adaptability
  • Become an inspirational role model for girls and women
  • Build confidence and influencing skills to lead change
  • Contribute to a national project that supports society and the business community

Program Modules

Segmented into four workshop modules, individual 1-1 coaching and a team community challenge, Empowering Women to Lead Cyber Security engages participants in a personal journey to realise your leadership potential.

Each module includes a senior guest speaker from diverse industries and sectors sharing their own personal leadership journey.

1 Self-awareness, strengths and what holds you back

2 How neuroscience can inform your values, beliefs and behaviours

3 Vital coaching skills and different leadership styles

4 Energising your career and optimising your impact

Program Experience

Empowering Women to Lead Cyber Security immerses participants in a multi-layered development journey designed to ensure maximum individual impact.

This program is delivered in a face-to-face and highly experiential format, with group activities and action learning sets.

Two leadership facilitators are used throughout our workshops to make sure we maintain high levels of personal engagement and diverse perspectives.

  • 2 x 2-day in-person workshops in cohort of c.20 participants
  • Guest industry speakers sharing personal leadership stories
  • Three individual coaching sessions at different stages of the programme
  • A team collaboration challenge for the national InfoSec community
  • A graduation event with team presentations to a wider regional audience and certificate awards

Pricing & Enrolment

This is a free but selective program. Participants will be selected by a cross-industry panel after applying.

Participants are expected to attend all workshops and the graduation event to complete the programme and graduate.

Closing Date For Applications: 30 Aug 2024

Venue: Central Manchester (Venue TBC)

Pricing: Free (not including travel expenses)

Max Participants: 20


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