Director, Certification & Training at Rogers Cybersecure Catalyst, Ryerson University
In her endeavour to increase diversity in cybersecurity, Rushmi Hasham recently joined Rogers Cybersecure Catalyst, as Director of Training and Certification. The Catalyst, a not-for-profit owned by Ryerson University, launched September 2018, empowers Canadians and Canadian businesses to take the opportunities and tackle the challenges of cybersecurity by driving collaboration and excellence in training and certification; commercial incubation and acceleration; applied R&D; and public education and policy development in cybersecurity. A serial social-entrepreneur, she has founded 2 businesses in the technology services industry. One of Hasham's ventures has been selected as Canada's Top 50 Growth Businesses. She is also a strong advocate for identifying and implementing unique training and employment opportunities to increase the representation of women in Cybersecurity and other technology-related careers.