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May 13, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT

Free – $100.00

Virtual Series – Leading Through Change – Women in Cyber Security

Wednesday, May 13

Virtual Series  – 1 HOUR
10:00amPT |  11:00amMT |  12:00pmCT |  1:00pmET | 2:00pmAT | 2:30pmNT

(Members Free | Guests Pay What You Can) – Only 100 spots

We are committed to supporting women to succeed. personally and professionally. *Pay What You Can” and support us to support you.

Now more than ever as a community we need to support each other on this journey and forge ahead and navigate through these uncertain times. We are here to support, you are not alone!

We are excited to host this all-star panel with Cyber Security Experts across Canada! We will discuss leading through the crisis, how The Great Pause has impacted their business, and of course, the hot topics around Cyber Security with the world communicating and doing business online overnight!


Sharon Bauer – Founder and CEO, Bamboo Data Consultant | @SharonBauerLLB

Sharon is the founder of Bamboo Data Consultant. She is a privacy consultant and lawyer, making her unique in market. She advises on international privacy regulations and operationalizes practical privacy programs for her clients. She also acts as a virtual Chief Privacy Officer. Sharon collaborates with her clients to develop privacy compliance programs that are not only in line with privacy regulations but also enable the business to build a trust relationship with their customers. She believes that data can have a positive social impact on society while at the same time enabling the business.

Sharon has worked with a range of clients from startups to multinational organizations in sectors such as technology, telecommunication, healthcare, retail, insurance, and education. Sharon appreciates that every client has its own strategy, culture and values. She takes a tailored approach in advising her clients and creating a privacy strategy.

She is a sought-out speaker on topics including privacy, emerging technologies, and data ethics. She frequently publishes in an attempt to bring awareness to various privacy and ethical issues.

Kimberley St. Pierre – Director of Strategic Accounts, Tanium @Tanium, and Vice President @ ISACA Vancouver

Kimberley St. Pierre has worked in IT & Business Development for over 20 years.  She has worked for Canadian technology giants TELUS and Bell, and also has experience working for the world’s largest cybersecurity companies.  Kimberley has a strong desire to build and maintain trusted long term business relationships.  She is making meaningful contributions to her customers and business partners by showing them how to effectively leverage technology to accomplish their strategic goals.  She has specialized in cybersecurity for the last four years and has become completely addicted to the field as global cyber risks continue to rise as does the talent shortage.

Her desire to give back to her community has lead to a number of board director roles for NFP organizations over 15 years, including her current role as Vice President of ISACA Vancouver, and she is also a member of the Government of B.C.’s Provincial Security Advisory Council.  Kimberley is very passionate about mentoring, connecting, and inspiring people. Outside of her professional life, she is an avid equestrian and an amateur competitive showjumper.

Venetia Verdicchio – Director, ITRival Technologies | @RivalTechCo

Venetia is an Information Security professional in the Market Research Industry. In her current role as Director, IT Security she leads security, compliance and privacy efforts for Rival Technology’s insight platform. Prior to joining Rival, Verdicchio led information security and compliance at Hyperwallet, a Vancouver-based fintech company acquired by PayPal in 2018. Her specialization is governance, risk, and compliance with a focus on data protection and audits, including SOC 2, PCI-DSS, and ISO 27001. Venetia is a graduate of the University of British Columba (BA) and holds an MBA from Simon Fraser University.

Dominic Vogel – Founder and Chief Strategist, Cyber SC | @cyberdotsc

As Founder & Chief Strategist at CyberSC, Dominic Vogel holds a proven track record within cybersecurity across a multitude of industries (financial services, logistics, transportation, healthcare, government, telecommunications, and critical infrastructure). Dominic actively participates in the Vancouver security community and is a well-respected cybersecurity expert for Global BC, CKNW980, News1130, and the Vancouver Sun. Dominic is highly regarded as a cybersecurity thought leader and was recently appointed to the BC Provincial Cyber Security Advisory Committee.

Dominic has performed his cyber comedian routine for BrightTALK Security Summits, MISA Spring Conference, Cyber Security Summit West, Blancco Security Days, NYIT Cyber Security Symposium, Calgary Cyber Security Congress, Youth Achieving Success, Delta Chamber of Commerce, Vancouver Enterprise Forum, Vancouver SecSIG, Vancouver ISACA, BC Aware Day, Launch Academy, Startup Canada (Startup Chats), World Mining Summit, ISACA CSX North America, Business-in-Vancouver Digital Privacy & Security Series, RSA Conference, and InfoSec World.

Dominic focuses much of his energy on providing strategic security leadership to technology start-ups and small/midsize businesses to proactively solve their cyber risk challenges. He strives to provide practical cybersecurity advice to his clients and actively turning the security consulting world upside down.


Monica Kretschmer – Founder and CEO, Universal Womens Network | Women of InspirationMonica is the Founder and CEO of  Universal Womens Network™, Women of Inspiration™ Awards, The Nest Foundation and SupportHER ™ elevating male leaders who champion women in their networks, workplaces, and communities, MentorHER™ Mentorship Program, and Host and Producer of Women of Inspiration Podcast.

The Universal Womens Network™ is a global platform committed to gender equality by raising the bar to advance women in their network, workplace, and communities.

Monica is a native Calgarian, visionary, speaker, and serial entrepreneur. She is committed to Raising the Bar to move the needle to advance women in business and life. Universal Womens Network strategically partners and works with like-minded organizations that align with values, courage, confidence, commitment, and integrity and committed to gender equality, and diversity. Monica fosters a network of connection, diversity, collaboration, support, education, innovation, recognition, and mentorship that inspires 21, 000 members, and subscribers. Universal Womens Network™, has been featured in Stand Out Publications, HOLR Magazine, CTV, Global News, QR770News, Breakfast Television, numerous national and international podcasts, and publications, Monica’s mission is to inspire women to lead with a purpose and prosper in business and life.

Who can join? Anyone who has a desire to support, connect, and collaborate! Business Leaders, Entrepreneurs, Managers, CEO’s, Executives, Industry Experts from diverse industries across Canada and beyond. Stay connected to join us from your home or office! Together we are stronger!

We are leading by example to unite to offer insights, advice, and guidance for any current challenges you may be experiencing. We will discuss work, life, mental health and wellness, productivity, coping strategies, and more.

All are welcome and attendees will have a chance to come together, while also hearing great advice and tips, and have the opportunity to express thoughts and concerns afterward.


May 13, 2020
9:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT
Free – $100.00
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