about

Alison (she/her) is a cybersecurity professional, founder of WITPGH, and president of Women of Sex Tech. She holds a Master’s in Cybersecurity Engineering and Policy Compliance from The George Washington University. She is passionate about policy and agency & consent around data privacy.

Awards
• (ISC)2 Center for Cyber Safety and Education
• RedChair Pgh Scholarship for leadership as a mid-career woman in IT
• one of fourteen individuals shaping the Pittsburgh tech scene by The Incline’s Who’s Next in Technology
• BiTCH Media’s BiTCH 50 Science and Technology

Featured
Local: Pittsburgh City Paper, Pittsburgh Business Times, Pittsburgh Post Gazette, The Incline, JLL Tech Report
Other: Wired, Wired.jp, Vice Motherboard, NY Post, BiTCH Media, Women of Silicon Valley, Female Tech Leaders, Sex Tech Guide, and more

Heard
• Google*, CISCO*, Pittsburgh University, Linuxfest*, House of Yes/Curious Fox*, Hacking//Hustling*, Cybersexurity panel at DEFCON, Three Rivers InfoSec Symposium, JavaScript and Friends, Innovation Works*, SXSW*, Refactr.tech*
*invited talk/panel

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