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Girls in ICT Day

Girls in ICT Day

Celebrating the International Girls in ICT Day – Women in Cybersecurity


cisco22 APRIL 2021

11AM-12.30PM (UAE)

Middlesex University Dubai is proud to be partnering with Cisco to celebrate the International Girls in ICT Day. The theme this year is Women in Cybersecurity. 

We will be joined by amazing Cybersecurity professionals.


Speaker Profiles 

Neha Malhotra

Neha Malhotra 
VP - Cyber security (Global Program Manager for Attack Surface Management) Credit Suisse, Singapore 

One of the Top 20 Women in Cybersecurity in Singapore, Neha is an Information/cyber security, risk management professional with over 15 years of work experience. She is a also a Risk taker,  mentor, mentee, leader and speaker who has been an avid supporter for women in technology. She stays relevant with technological advancement and has won multiple awards and recognition for her efforts.  She is also on the Executive board of (ISC)² Singapore Chapter. 


Confidence Staveley 
Cyber Security Evangelist 

Cybersecurity Awareness Evangelist, Cybersecurity Professional, Youtuber, Ethical Hacker, Information Technology Expert, Author and Entrepreneur with over a decade’s worth of experience in technology. Has a deep understanding of cyber security and can communicate cyber security best practices in a relatable and engaging way with no jargon, to audiences of all types. She contributes to social responsibility through CyberSafe Foundation which is combating digital fraud perpetrated through social engineering with its flagship initiative #NoGoFallMaga, by delivering simple, relatable cybersecurity education across Nigeria and beyond. She has won the Young CISO of the Year award, been named CovenWorks Top 10 Powerful Women in Technology 2021and has been listed as Top 50 Women in Cybersecurity in Africa 2020. 


Sally Harby 
Cisco ME Regional Cybersecurity Account Manager and CyberSecurity Specialist 

Sales veteran with more than 12 years of experience in Cybersecurity, AI & Software. Sally is known for her best practices and innovation within EMEA with a specialized experience in the GCC, levant and subcontinent. She has been handling Cisco Secure portfolio across the GCC for the last 3 years. Valedictorian from the American University of Beirut, Sally graduated with a bachelor of Math and MsC degree in Computer Sciences. 


Alexandra Grigore  
Cisco CSR Program Manager  

Experienced Corporate Social Responsibility Program Manager with a history of working in the IT industry. Strong program and project management professional skills in CSR and collaboration with education and public and private sector. Over the past 5 years, I have specialized in assessing and implementing solutions in education, workforce development, Non- Profits and CSR initiatives in UAE and globally on scaling strategy, program design/ delivery, partnerships management, and impact maximization. 


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