Heather is Global Leader of IBM Security’s Academic Outreach Program, striving to address the skills gap through education. She is the co-leader of IBM’s Women in Security Excelling (WISE) Business Resource Group. With over 800 members, WISE aims to bring awareness and change to the cybersecurity gender gap through education, events and youth outreach. She is a proud Co-Founder of IBMCyberDay4Girls, a program designed to build cybersecurity awareness amongst middle school girls. The IBMCyberDay4Girls program has touched the lives of hundreds of girls in the US, Canada, Australia, South Africa, Argentina, Nigeria, UK and Ireland. Heather strives to inspire others by sharing her passion for leadership and learning.