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Young Professionals/Women in Security

Women in Security

Three groups within the security profession, Young Professionals, Transitioning Career Professionals and Women in Security, now have additional resources and opportunities to develop their skills, further their education and network with other professionals.  A Young Professional (YP) is anyone who is under 40 years of age and/ or has less than 5 years in the security industry.

WOMEN IN SECURITY

By the Numbers  Women in Security (WIS):

Did you know that…
There were over 9000 women ASIS members in 2015 and we are growing!
Eleven (11) chapters in Canada have a Women in Security liaison
89 WIS Chapter Liaisons worldwide
In 2013, 1/3 of the Canadian police officer are women
Canada is 5th in the world for the number of female police officers
Women represent 17% of Canadian senior police officer ranks
Women represent 12% of the Canadian Armed Forces
Women comprise over 50% of the workforce

The Ottawa Chapter is reaching out to these interested individuals who want to learn more about career and professional development opportunities. We are planning some specific events this year. Please continue to check this page for specific information related to YP and WIS!

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YOUNG PROFESSIONALS

ARE YOU INTERESTED IN WRITING ARTICLES?    [email protected]

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Past Events:

What is CyberCAMS-2015?
Come join your peers for an interesting afternoon of hacking simulation! Hackingaway.org , an educational group dedicated to cyber security education, has joined forces with sponsors, ISSA Ottawa, ASIS Ottawa and Carleton’s Lead to Win Program; all organizations dedicated to advancing education. ASIS Chapter #140 was pleased to offer SIX sponsored tickets to ASIS International Young Professionals and Students & discounts for ASIS Members who wish to attend.

2015 Q4 Young Professional Newsletter


WOMEN IN SECURITY

WiDS Scholarship winner       WiDS Scholarship

Attended Women in Security & Defence (WiDS) Scholarship Breakfast in March 2016.

SOME OF OUR ACTIVITIES AND EVENTS:

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