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Join us at our next Career Conversations session. Career Conversations gives WSC members the opportunity to connect with career professionals. We'll discuss topics such as "What made them decide on IT or Cyber Security?, "What were some of their work/life challenges?" , "What skills and education do they see as essential to success?"
Whether you are an experienced professional or just contemplating a future in Cyber Security, WSC's Career Conversations allows you to have a conversation with women making a difference. Join us and share in Career Conversations!
Merissa Villalobos & Kristin Parke From NCC Group
Jessica Gulick, Vice President of the Women's Society of Cyberjutsu will moderate discussions.
These sessions will be available online only for now and will be recorded and available on womenscyberjutsu.org
Send your questions ahead of time to firstname.lastname@example.org, We'll rotate between live attendees and pre-sent questions. If you don't want your name mentioned, just say so.
The information to attend online will be sent before the event.
About the Speaker:
Merissa Villalobos is the North America Talent Acquisition Leader for NCC Group and has been recruiting in security for 10 years. She got her start in Ashburn, Virginia, at a Federal Government contractor, filling roles for the intelligence community and various Federal Government Agencies. After returning home to Los Angeles, California, she transitioned from the Government contracting world to security consulting firms, where she has strategically grown professional services teams by matching diverse talent with the right roles. Due to her passion and dedication to the industry, she has made over 1,000 security hires and counting.
In addition to the WSC SoCal Leadership Team, Merissa is a member of ISSA Los Angeles and on their Board of Directors. She is a frequent “con” attendee, recruiter panelist, and avidly volunteers as a career coach and resume reviewer for events like TiaraCon (an official DEFCON 24 event), Day of Shecurity, LayerOne, Hacking Diveristy, and BSides Las Vegas. She is a co-organizer for ShellCon, where she also gave her first talk in 2018, describing the benefits of diversity.