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From cyberworld to REAL world…

Cyber-Safe Families Program

Northeastern Illinois University’s Center for College

Access and Success has been awarded a grant by the Siemens Foundation. Partnered with MxD, an agency in manufacturing cybersecurity, we are focused on engaging families in a conversation about cybersecurity in their lives and increasing awareness of the need for more representation in the field. 

 

Our primary objectives include increase awareness about:

 

(a)    cybersecurity importance and

        safe online practices, 

 

(b)    cybersecurity career pathways, and

 

(c)    diversity within the field of cybersecurity.

Connect families by hosting an in-person or virtual workshop.

 

 

 

 

 

 

We Bring. 

 

One hour interactive and informative workshop that will engage families in their preferred language (English, Spanish, and/or bilingual) 

 

  • Practices which families can immediately use

 

  •  Incentives and raffle prizes for attendees 

 

  •  Guest speakers who mirror the host community 

 

  • These workshops are free to your school or program

Share your story and connect with families!

 

 

 

How Can You Help? 

1.  Share your story: In-Person or Virtually

  

Actively participate and engage families at over

30 in-person sessions. The choice is yours, select one, many, or all dates! 

 

2.  Share your Story: 2-5 minute video

 

Share your journey educational and/or professional experience in cybersecurity and computer science.

 

3.  Panelist/Facilitator at the Conference

Express your interest for a follow-up conference submission form.

 

Eligible participants will receive an honorarium or stipend for their participation.  

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Conference 
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Saturday, August 13, 2022

10:00 am - 2:00 pm 

 

MxD

1415 N. Cherry Ave.

Chicago, IL 60642

Contact Us

Registration Coming Soon!

Contact Us

Please contact us for more information. 

 

Mayra Leyva                 

(224) 585-9634                                   

 

Lilibeth Vazquez

(773) 234-9458

 

Northeastern Illinois University

El Centro Campus

3390 N. Avondale Ave.

Chicago, IL 60618

 

ccas@neiu.edu

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