Keynote Announcement

We are thrilled to announce that Brandie Nonnecke, a renowned expert in artificial intelligence, will be our distinguished Keynote Speaker. Her talk, “Navigating the AI Frontier: Myths, Realities, and the Path to Effective Governance,” offers a deep dive into the complexities of AI and strategies for its effective governance.

This session is a must-attend for AI enthusiasts, policymakers, and anyone curious about the future of technology, offering cutting-edge insights and valuable takeaways.

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First Round of Speakers

We have a wonderful lineup of speakers for you this year including:

Killrbunn3 – Human

Erica Ching – Information Security Analyst

Charissa Kim – Technical Program Manager (Security TPM)

Lisa Levasseur – Founder/Executive Dir/Research Dir of Internet Safety Labs

Cynthia Spiess – Independent Security Researcher and Privacy Advocate

Brandie Nonneche – Director, CITRIS Policy Lab & Assoc. Research Prof., Goldman School of Public Policy, UC Berkeley

More to be announced in the coming weeks!

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 to create 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). Be sure to share this information with your friends and coworkers to spread the word and help support diversity in the cybersecurity community!

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 your ticket, book a room in our room block. You must book by June 30th! https://book.passkey.com/event/50757368/owner/11493/home

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.

Call for Volunteers for TDI Mentoring Programs!

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

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.

Call for Conference Volunteers!

We are currently looking for volunteers for The Diana Initiative 2024 conference:

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

Or email volunteers@dianainitiative.org for further details.


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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What’s Happening At This Year’s Conference?

This year, our annual conference is packed full of exciting and

engaging activities including:

  • Lunch for all attendees
  • 2 Speaking Tracks
  • Four Workshops Including Fine-Tune Your Career With Improv and Black Hoodie RE
  • Two Capture-The-Flag competitions
  • Five Villages including a Maker Village sponsored by ICRO and runZero
  • And an After Hours Social / Party
    We can’t wait to share all the fun with you!

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/