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  • LEADERSHIP APPLICATION | BlacksInCyber

    APPLY TO BE A LEADER. CLICK HERE. AVAILABLE LEADERSHIP POSITIONS: COORDINATORS ​ Coordinator duties and responsibilities: ​ Coordinators complete organizational and management tasks that support the efforts of a variety of projects, campaigns or events underneath the of their cabinet. Director Duties and responsibilities include: ​ Communicating with co-coordinators about tasks and assignments. Collaborating with cabinets and committees on budgeting and allocating funds or resources. Delegating tasks to appropriate team members. Managing deadlines and progress across the cabinets and BIC board to ensure the deliverable is executed on time and on budget. Organizing third-party providers and vendors to deliver elements that can't be produced in-house. Overseeing the delivery of projects and making adjustments as necessary to ensure they are delivered to specifications and high standards. Coordinator skills and qualifications: ​ Coordinators use a variety of soft skills and industry knowledge to provide the most comprehensive organizational and management support they can. Common skills and qualifications for Coordinators include: ​ Verbal and written communication for understanding project requirements and explaining these needs to employees and third-party providers. Attention to detail to ensure all specifications are met. Problem-solving abilities to correct any challenges or inefficiencies for the best results. Decisiveness and good judgment to address pressing project matters when time is limited. Organization and time management to manage multiple tasks, sometimes for multiple projects, at once Leadership and motivation to guide team members in making consistent progress. Goal-setting to set realistic deadlines and strategize daily, weekly, monthly and quarterly progress. ​ COMMITTEE LEADERS ( Currently closed. ) ​ Blacks In Cybersecurity is looking for leaders to help us connect with and better serve the diversity in the Black community in Cybersecurity. committee ​ List of BIC-Committees: Men's Committee Women's Committee K-12 Committee T33NZ Committee (middle school - high school) HBCU Outreach Committee Differently Abled Committee (Accessibility and Provisions) Continued Learning Committee (serving our senior citizens) Internationa l Member Committee (serving our international members) Mentorship Committee LGBTQ+ Committee ​ Committee leader duties and responsibilities: ​ In consultation with the Executive Director, CEO or other board or committee members, schedule dates, times and location for meetings. Ensure meeting are called and held in accordance with the organizations’ mandate, and/or by-laws. code of conduct In consultation with the Director or Program Director and/or other committee members for each meeting. establish and confirm an agenda Ensure the meeting agenda and relevant documents are circulated to the members of the committee in advance of the meeting. Officiate and conduct meetings. Provide leadership & ensure committee members are aware of their obligations and that the committee complies with its responsibilities. Ensure there is sufficient time during the meeting to fully discuss agenda items. Ensure that discussion on agenda items is on topic, productive and professional. Ensure minutes are complete and accurate, retained, included and reviewed at the next meeting. ​ ​ Committee leader skills and qualifications: ​ Coordinators use a variety of soft skills and industry knowledge to provide the most comprehensive organizational and management support they can. Common skills and qualifications for Coordinators include: ​ Verbal and written communication for understanding project requirements and explaining these needs to employees and third-party providers. Attention to detail to ensure all specifications are met. Problem-solving abilities to correct any challenges or inefficiencies for the best results. Decisiveness and good judgment to address pressing project matters when time is limited. Organization and time management to manage multiple tasks, sometimes for multiple projects, at once Leadership and motivation to guide team members in making consistent progress. Goal-setting to set realistic deadlines and strategize daily, weekly, monthly and quarterly progress. ​ AMBASSADORS ​ CLICK HERE FOR THE AMBASSADOR APPLICATION. ​ Location and Campus Ambassadors are selected based on their application content and the following requirements: Ambassadors represent the input and interests of their home BIC@Location groups around the world. This leadership within BIC is especially coveted and selective as we depend on our Ambassadors to uphold the BIC code of conduct and standards as well as grow the Cybersecurity community in their area. ​ Ambassador skills and qualifications: ​ – the ambassador’s role is primarily diplomatic in nature, so the ability to successfully manage community relations and support positive interactions between BIC@ Location groups and the surrounding community is essential. Diplomacy – because they frequently lead negotiations on a variety of topics, ambassadors need to be pragmatic and skilled negotiators with a solid understanding of their nation’s positions and interests Negotiation skills – ambassadors build relationships with their and the surrounding community, ability to develop and maintain positive relations is a major benefit in this position. Relationship building BIC group – ambassadors oversee and direct their respective communities, assign roles and manage meetings, etc. Leadership skills – the ability to resolve conflict and negotiate a common ground. Conflict resolution Verbal and written communication for understanding project requirements and explaining these needs to employees and third-party providers. Attention to detail to ensure all specifications are met. Problem-solving abilities to correct any challenges or inefficiencies for the best results. Decisiveness and good judgment to address pressing project matters when time is limited. Organization and time management to manage multiple tasks, sometimes for multiple projects, at once. Leadership and motivation to guide team members in making consistent progress. Goal-setting to set realistic deadlines and strategize daily, weekly, monthly and quarterly progress. ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​

  • PARTNERSHIPS | BlacksInCyber

    The BIC Ujima-Ujamaa Partnership (BIC-Partner program) program is named after the Swahili principles of Ujamaa or “Cooperative Economics” and Ujima or “Collective Work and Responsibility”. The BIC-Partner program is designed to help foster cooperative works between BIC and our Cybersecurity or STEM communities, initiatives, organizations, and businesses. Qualifications for BIC Partners: The candidate(s) must be involved in or own a Cybersecurity or STEM related community initiative, organization, and/or business that could provide a service for the BIC Community in exchange for access to our exclusive community. ​ To inquire please email BIC Operations at this . email @ is a BIC-Partner. Black Girls Hack ​ BlackGirlsHack was created to share knowledge and resources to help black girls and women breakthrough barriers to careers in information security and cyber security. @ is a BIC-Partner. Ree The Cyber Boss, LLC. ​ ReeTheCyberBoss, LLC offers a variety of services such as workshops, trainings, and consultations. We also like to participate in career days, conferences, and on panels. Please visit our website: to get more information about our services and prices. https://www.reethecyberboss.com @ NABCRMP (National Association of Black Compliance & Risk Management Professionals, Inc.) is a BIC-Partner. ​ Founded in 2019, the National Association of Black Compliance & Risk Management Professionals, Inc. is a member-based 501 (c)(3) non-profit association dedicated to the professional development of African-American compliance and risk management professionals. @ Blerds Leading Technology, Inc. is a BIC-Partner. ​ Blerds Leading Technology, Inc. (BLT) exists to provide an unconventional hub for all minorities in technology that seek to advance their network and enhance their skills. Our mission is to connect talented individuals with unique opportunities for employment, education, and leadership that might not otherwise be afforded to them due to ethnicity, gender or sexual orientation. @ The International Consortium of Minority Cybersecurity Professionals is a BIC-Partner. The International Consortium of Minority Cyber Professionals (ICMCP) was created as a 501(c)3 non-profit association dedicated to the academic and professional success of minority cybersecurity students and professionals. ​ The ICMCP seeks to aid the BIC community by way of enriching our Career Pipeline, Cybersecurity Career Skill Development and Career Services/University Services. ICMCP also aids in obtaining resources to fund scholarships and other ventures that provide opportunity and enrichment to our members. @ Machina Ex Femina is a BIC-Partner. ​ Machina Ex Femina is a Black owned company and scholarship program with the mission to "expand women's rightful place in tech". Machina Ex Femina seeks to solve educational disparity and bring resources to those who may otherwise be overlooked. BLACK TECH ALLIANCE @ The Black Tech Alliance is a BIC-Partner. ​ This organization helps align HBCU students with Technology fields.

  • SPONSORS | BlacksInCyber

    The Blacks In Cybersecurity official sponsor program allows for companies and organizations to support BIC Conferences as well as year-round events to help provide resources to our community. ​ To inquire please email BIC Operations at this . email @ is a BIC-Sponsor. Amazon Web Services ​ Amazon Web Services (AWS) is the world’s most comprehensive and broadly adopted cloud platform, offering over 200 fully featured services from data centers globally. @ is a BIC-Sponsor. Palo Alto Networks ​ Palo Alto Networks offers an enterprise cybersecurity platform which provides network security, cloud security, endpoint protection, and various cloud-delivered security services.

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