By Dr. Christine Izuakor On March 31st 2019, the world lost a legend. People across the globe, some who knew Nipsey Hussle well and many who never met him, continue to mourn the devastating loss, myself included. Based on the world's reaction, it’s evident that he left a lasting impression on many. He lived with … Continue reading 10 Nipsey Hussle Quotes To Help You Level Up In Life
Last week, I had to honor of speaking at the largest cyber security conference in the world for the second year in a row. An estimated 50,000 people attended this year, and to be selected as a speaker can sometimes feel like trying to get into an IVY league university. Tons of people try, but … Continue reading 3 tips to help you book public speaking gigs.
When young professionals enter Corporate America for the first time, especially first generation corporate workers, the transition can be somewhat overwhelming. There are so many unwritten rules, biases, perceptions, and challenges you end up facing no matter who you are or where you come from. For me, one of my biggest challenges was being able … Continue reading How I learned to be okay with bringing my full self to work in Corporate America
Five years ago, at the age of 24 and with just two counties under my belt, I made a pact with one of my friends - we’d travel to 30 countries before we turned 30 years old. I was committed to making sure I accomplished the goal and was so thrilled about the many lessons … Continue reading Mission Accomplished: 30 countries under 30 years old
Working in the cyber security industry, I never imagined my job would enable me to give back to causes I care so deeply about. Of course, it helps that I work for a large company and a great leadership team who values diversity and social responsibility just as much as I do. But, I also … Continue reading Congratulations United Airlines cyber security scholarship winners!
I’ve been a huge supporter on an organization called Year Up for a while now. The organization is dedicated to closing the opportunity divide by offering a competitive program to young adults inclusive of 6 months of business and technical training, followed by a 6 month internship at some of the largest organizations in the … Continue reading Supporting the next generation of talent with Year Up!
This is actually a question I get a lot. Everyone knows pursuing a PhD is no easy journey - it really takes guts and dedication so it's not something you just wake up and decide to do. And even if so, majority of those who start do not finish once they realize how cut throat … Continue reading What on earth made you decide to get a PhD?