Birds Of A Feather Rsa Newsletter

Join us for the TDI Staff led talk, “Birds of a Feather
“Lift As You Climb””,  
May 9th, 9:40 Pacific Time at the RSA Conference.

Wherever you are in your career you did not achieve it alone. This BOF session will facilitate a discussion around the essential idea that as we progress in our careers we must also lift others up. Topics will include, but not be limited to, mentorship, community building, asking for help, offering aid, CFP reviewing, and signs of burnout/guarding against burnout.

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Call for Presentations (CFP) Is Open!

Have something you want to share? We would love you to submit your talk or workshop.

* March 1st: CFP Opened!

* April 8th, 2024: Round 1 Closes

* May 30th, 2024: Round 2 Closes

Call for Volunteers for TDI Mentoring Programs!

We are looking for volunteers interested in being a mentor in one of the following programs:

  • CFP Mentoring – Helping potential speakers refine and submit their presentation ideas!
  • Speaker Mentoring – Helping accepted speakers practice and tune their presentations!
  • Scholarship Mentors – Helping our Scholarship winners navigate and get the most value out of their conference experience.

If you are interested in learning more please fill out the following form:


Or email mentorship@dianainitiative.org for further details.

Join Us At The Westin Las Vegas!

Westin Las Vegas

Back for the 8th year,​ The Diana Initiative​ is hosting a one-day diversity-driven conference with the goal of creating a more inclusive information security industry. The event is scheduled to take place on August 5, 2024, at The Westin Las Vegas Hotel & Spa and tickets are on sale now for an early bird price of $100 per person (plus applicable taxes and fees).

We also offer students discounted ticket pricing and there are options to help pay for a student who needs financial assistance!

If you already have you ticket, book a room in our room block: https://book.passkey.com/event/50757368/owner/11493/home

Book in our hotel room block to support the event – and enjoy a smoke-free, casino-free, and dog-friendly hotel! If you run into issues booking using our link, book and then let us know the name and reservation number at nicole@dianainitiative.org so that we can add you to our block.


Each year, our event is made possible through the continued and generous support of companies and organizations within the InfoSec Community.

Would you like to help sponsor our 2024 event? Sponsorship opportunities are available and ready for those wanting to help us further our mission of creating a more inclusive information security industry.

Thank You To Our 2024 Sponsors and Partners:

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2024 Community Partners:

Women’s Society of Cyberjutsu (WSC)

The Women’s Society of Cyberjutsu (WSC) is a 501©3 non-profit organization founded in 2012 with a mission to empower women and girls in cybersecurity careers. Their focus is on raising awareness about cybersecurity career opportunities, advancing women in the field, and closing the gender gap in information security roles. WSC achieves this through networking, education, training, mentoring, and other professional opportunities. Their community provides a supportive environment for women to fearlessly enter, advance, and lead in the world of cybersecurity.

If you are in the DC area join them for their annual event, Cyberjutsu Day 2024 on June 21 and June 22, 2024, starts at 8 AM EST.

Find out more and get your tickets:


Donate Today

Individuals are also welcome to donate. If you’d like to help out, make sure to head over to our website and donate today!

There are also some other ways to give outlined here: https://www.dianainitiative.org/donate-2022/other-ways-to-give/