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The founder of 'Black Girls in Cyber' sees lots more work to do

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The founder of 'Black Girls in Cyber' sees lots more work to do

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The cybersecurity workforce famously lacks diversity, but for Talya Parker, constantly seeing herself on pandemic-era video conferences as one of the few — if not the only — Black woman was a wake-up call.

As for her organization, Parker said she hopes to expand it with more programs, partnerships and financial resources, and she wants to encourage more Black women to join.

Parker added that since the U.S.is a melting pot, the cybersecurity workforce should reflect the diversity of this country, including diversity of thought, skills and backgrounds.


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Author / Journalist: Ines Kagubare

Category: Politics Nation

Topics: Cybersecurity Technology

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Article Type: News Report

News Source URL: thehill.com

Readership Location: United States

Published Date: 2022-10-03, 10:00:00

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Language: English

Original Article Length: 883 words

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