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Fostering Diversity in IT/Cybersecurity

Wednesday, October 17 @ 4:30 pm - 7:00 pm • Organized By Midwest Cyber Center
911 Washington Avenue, St. Louis, MO 63101


"Fostering Diversity in IT/Cybersecurity"

National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM) – observed every October – was created as a collaborative effort between government and industry to ensure every American has the resources they need to stay safer and more secure online.

Join the Midwest Cyber Center for drinks at their happy hour in support of NCSAM for an evening of networking and festivities! Come out to:

  • network
  • find a mentor
  • be a mentor
  • help cultivate diversity in the IT/Cybersecurity career field



4:30pm: Check in

4:30pm - 6pm: Enjoy boozy drinks, light appetizers, and networking!

6pm - 7pm: Keynote speakers: Yemi Akande-Bartsch, Ph.D. President & CEO at Focus St. Louis and Chris Hogan Director, Corporate Security Forensics and Investigations at MasterCard

** College students are welcome to network, however we will check ID's at the door since alcohol will be available at the event **

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911 Washington Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63101
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