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Our Purpose

MiC was developed out of a unique passion to help fill the gap that exists in the support and development of women and minority leaders in the cybersecurity field. Through our programming we hope too close that gap by recognizing those unique challenges and provide a community of resources, knowledge, career development and support for our members.

Our Programs

The MiC Inclusive Community

Members only access to resources and programming including:

  • MiC Monthly Community Calls – a monthly, open to the public call, where we discuss current events and give updates on the organization.

  • MiC Monthly Newsletters - Monthly community news and events.

  • ***New*** Cybersecurity Resume Review - Have your resume reviewed and receive feedback from one of our industry gurus.

  • MiC Community Website – an online community forum designed to provide members with exclusive access to programming, resources, and each other.

  • On The MiC With™ Interview series - Podcast, webcast and interviews with leaders in the community.

  • MiC Job Board – Exclusive job postings for our membership community.

  • Discounted pricing to conferences and workshops at various events nationwide.

 The MiC Leadership Series™

Resources and programming focused on development at various stages of your career.

  • My MiC Team – Each member of MiC will be able to select the type of resources and programming relevant to the stages they are in their career. At each level our members will have access to mentoring and coaching sessions including team accountability sessions which will be a small pre-selected group of peers that hold each other accountable for short term career goals (9-12-month sessions).
    • MiC Aspirers (College or Transitioning) - Topics include: Repurposing skills; Don’t take rejection personally – learn from it; How to prepare for an interview; Finding and choosing the right opportunity; How to find a mentor.

    • MiC Builders (Entry Level – Know Thyself) - Topics include: Developing relationships; Choosing the right culture – first diversity hurdle; Setting goals and objectives for yourself; Creating your skills package; Do you need a career coach; Knowing what it takes to reach the next level.

    • MiC Communicators (Mid-Career – Building Teams) - Topics include: Unconscious bias – the second diversity hurdle; How’s your stamina, can you keep going; How to develop a first sponsor; Setting boundaries; Developing communication and leadership skills.

    • MiC Directors (Director and beyond – Leading Leaders) - Topics include: Inclusion - the third diversity hurdle; Finding and strengthening your voice; Leading biased people; the importance of self-awareness; Giving back.

  • MiC LEAD™ - Leadership Education and Advancement Development - A program designed for MiC Builders looking to move toward people leadership as a MiC Communicator. The MiC LEAD™ program is a six (6) month, 40-hour program that not only helps an individual explore and get to know themselves as a leader but also develops leadership skills necessary for advancement in their careers.

  • Leadership Book of The Month Club – Each month we will select a book on leadership to read and discuss on a monthly call and in our MiC Inclusive Community™ forum.