RSVP to join us for a snow globe crafting and programming activity on 12/04/21. High school and middle school girls are invited to participate. Lunch will be served and there is no cost to attend […]
Need ideas for your camp? Read about our GenCyber Girls Summer Camp that was hosted at Coastline College. Activities and presentations were focused on digital forensics and law enforcement careers. High school students learned how […]
West worked at the same company for nearly a decade before obtaining a Bachelor’s degree in Organizational Management. She became interested in IT after getting involved in a few projects at work and becoming more interested in computers and gaming at home.
Despite those interests, she struggled to find a master’s degree program that would allow her to pursue them. Her own struggles would later inspire her to become a mentor for others who are looking to pursue a career in cybersecurity.
“I went to my IT director, and I really asked a lot of people where should I go and what should I do. No one really had an answer for me,” West said. “I didn’t know what programs were out there and there was really no mentorship. What I deliver now to my students is what I couldn’t find.”