Project Manager, Making Space Initiative, Cybersecurity and Emerging Threats
A Project Manager for the Making Space Initiative, part of R Street’s Cybersecurity and Emerging Threats team, Jumoke Dada is in charge of developing the Making Space Initiative to increase representation among women and encourage a diversity of experts on cyber policy-related panels. She also creates partnerships and collaborates with the #sharethemicincyber campaign while building “Cyber-Base,” a talent list of Black cybersecurity professionals. (Learn more about the Making Space Initiative here.)
Prior to R Street, Jumoke founded the Tech Women Network, a global community for diverse technical women. She also created the HUE Tech Summit, the first national summit designed to educate, elevate and empower technology-oriented women of color.
Spotlighted in LinkedIn’s June ’21 Black Women to Watch and by Temple University’s Cybersecurity in Application, Research and Education (CARE) lab as a woman tech leader, Jumoke also appeared in The Plug Daily’s feature on Black women as tech leaders weathering COVID-19, and was one of Technical.ly Philadelphia Realist Top 100 Connectors.
Jumoke received her Bachelor degree in Computer Information Sciences from Temple University.
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Commentary from Jumoke
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