Chief Information Security Officer, Helen Patton, recently took part in the “Gender and Diversity in Information Security” panel at Internet2’s 2016 Technology Exchange. As part of this panel, she shared information about the gender gap in STEM careers in the United States, and in particular, the lack of female representation in information security roles.
Internet2 is a collaborative group of researchers and educational institutions, brought together to find innovative solutions to technology challenges, including the lack of diversity in technology careers.
Read more at Internet2’s blog to discover possible reasons for the gender gap as well as ways to promote a more inclusive (and gender-balanced) organizational culture. You can also learn more about Ohio State’s plans to build a more diverse technology culture.