Tag Archives: women in IT

SANS CyberTalent Immersion Academy for Women

NCWIT Academic Alliance member students are encouraged to apply to the SANS CyberTalent Immersion Academy for Women. This is a great opportunity for RMU students since we are now members of NCWIT.

The SANS Institute is presenting the SANS CyberTalent Immersion Academy for Women to encourage women to enter the cybersecurity industry. Academy participants receive intensive, accelerated training and certifications to quickly and effectively launch careers in cybersecurity.

The SANS Institute is offering free SANS courses for female junior and senior college students and recent graduates; this is worth over $20,000.

Students must take the qualifying exam by October 30th to be considered for the Academy. Contact womensacademy@sans.org to get a unique link to the exam or if you have any questions about the program.

Here is a link for more information on NCWIT: https://www.sans.org/media/cybertalent/Womens-Brochure.pdf

“Sit With Me” Women in Information Technology Reception on March 2

What:  Kick-off Reception to celebrate Women’s History Month
When: Monday, March 2, 2015 from 5:30-7:00pm
Where: Sewall Center Arena

Why: Encouraging female participation in Information Technology in participation with sitwithme.org and collaboration with the National Center for Women in Information Technology

Sit With Me invites you to validate and recognize the important role women play in creating future technology by taking a small but symbolic action: sit in a red chair and share your story. Pull up a chair and listen to stories from others; men, women, technical and non-technical, as they sit in the red chair (sitwithme.org).

Guests are welcome to attend the RMU women’s basketball game vs. Wagner College following the event.  Freedom Card holders receive free admission.  Complimentary tickets are available for off campus guests.


*For additional Information regarding this reception, please contact the office of student life at (412) 397-6489.