mission statement

#brainbabe empowers women and men to work together in cyber security and directly impacts three statistics: the fact that only 11% of the cyber security workforce is comprised of women, that only 1% of leaders in the cyber community are women, and that 53% of women end up leaving the industry.

#brainbabe ambassadors in action


#brainbabe event schedule

Attend a #brainbabe event! Check out our schedule to see if there is an event near you. Want to schedule #brainbabe for a speaking engagement at your event?

Contact us for more information and availability.

Date Location Description
9/21, 4:00-6:00PM EST Tufts University, Boston, MA

Deidre Diamond will join the Innovation Women panel at Boston Start-Up Week, happening Thursday, September 21st from 4:00-6:00 PM, to discuss what your Boston-region based startup needs to succeed. This panel of experienced entrepreneurs will talk about how you bring it all together under one roof. Register here.

9/25-27, 2017 JW Marriott Austin, TX

Join #brainbabe and CyberSN, September 24-27 in Austin, TX, at #ISC2Congress 2017. Use the code "BRNB30" to receive a $30 discount on an all access pass or register for a free Expo pass and don't forget to make an appointment with a CyberSN Cyber Security Staffing expert in the Career Center.

Catch Deidre Diamond on the Keynote Panel "Help Wanted! Addressing the Cybersecurity Skills Shortage" Monday from 12:00-1:15 PM.

Monday afternoon, Deidre will share her talk "Cyber Security Careers: It's Not Just Hacking," from 3:15-4:15 PM.

Exhibitors can register to staff STEAM-Con Connection Students to staff their booth or conference team. Students, entry-level cyber job seekers and Austin locals interested in tech can register to work the con and get connected with interested exhibitors.

10/3, 2:00PM EST Online

Catch "Building Armies", a BrightTALK webinar presented by Deidre Diamond on Tuesday October 3rd at 2:00 PM. Deidre has made it her mission to address the issue of retention in cyber security that is hurting our community. Master the art of building armies with cultures of retention, growth and happiness.

10/9-11, Deidre's Panel: 10/10, 9:55AM The Westin Peachtree Plaza, Atlanta, GA

Join #brainbabe as we sponsor Hacker Halted 2017 by EC Council, happening October 9-11th in Atlanta, GA. On Tuesday 10/10 be sure to catch Deidre Diamond's Keynote Talk "This is W.A.R. (Words Are Risk)" from 9:55-10:40 AM. Use the code "HH17BRAINBABE" and 50% of your registration fee donated to the #brainbabe mission of bringing more women into cyber security.

Exhibitors can register here to staff a con, and cyber job seekers or students can register here to work a con.

10/28 Tufts University

CyberSN and #brainbabe are thrilled to be a Silver Sponsor of WIT 2017, a Boston event for women in tech happening Saturday October 28, 2017. With a panel moderated by Deidre Diamond and a day full of talks, you won't want to miss this no-cost event.

11/3 Santa Clara Convention Center, Santa Clara, CA

Join #brainbabe as we participate in SecureWorld Bay Area. Use our exclusive codes for discount pricing - use code "BBP" for $100 off SecureWorld PLUS Passes, code "BB" for $50 off a full Conference Pass, and code "BBO" for $30 off an Open Sessions Pass. Earn up to 12 CPE credits which enjoying over 30 educational elements at this packed 1-day event.


members of the brainbabe team meeting at desk

Introducing the STEAM con connection

Mar 22nd, 2017

Resolving the issue with synchronization in old version

CyberSN Blog - Celebrating equality in tech - April 16th, 2015


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