San Antonio, TX
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Feb 27, 2021 - May 2, 2021
Represent IT is a free and virtual CyberSecurity-based program meant to encourage interest in the field, bring to light the need for increased representation in IT, provide educational resources for students to learn critical CyberSecurity concepts (from Python Programming to using the Linux Terminal), and give participants opportunities to network with guest speakers from the industry and learn from their experiences in the field.
Provided by Mridula and Texas A&M - San Antonio

Program Dates & Times

After registration, participants will receive a follow-up email from itrepresentsa@gmail.com that will ask them to choose which session they will attend. 

All program days will last from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM with breaks after learning components and for lunch.  

Session #1 (High-School Only): 02/27, 02/28, 03/06, 03/07

Session #2 (High-School Only): 03/13, 03/14, 03/20, 03/21

Session #3 (High-School Only): 03/27, 03/28, 04/03, 04/04

Session #4 (Middle-School Only): 04/10, 04/11, 04/17, 04/18

Session #5 (Middle-School Only): 04/24, 04/25, 05/01, 05/02

Grade(s)

6th Grade
7th Grade
8th Grade
9th Grade
10th Grade
11th Grade
12th Grade

Cost

Free

More About the Program

This program will expose young girls in the San Antonio area to the CyberSecurity industry while learning more about the application of the field in the everyday world from Medical Data Security to Political Election security.

As a participant, you will receive free access to CyberStart gaming licenses available for four months after the program end date. The CyberStart Game Curriculum provides extensive educational materials and cybersecurity challenges that can allow students to learn more about CyberSecurity in a gamified learning environment, that both encourages and challenges them to develop and improve their cybersecurity skills.

Likewise, each session has one or more guest speakers from the CyberSecurity field, allowing girls to connect, network, and learn from their experiences in the industry.

By attending all days in a session, students will receive Swag Bags filled with special goodies and a Certificate of Completion that can be added to resumes! 

After registration, participants will receive a follow-up email from itrepresentsa@gmail.com that will ask them to choose which session they will attend. 


For more information, contact Mridula.

Schedule

After registration, participants will receive a follow-up email from itrepresentsa@gmail.com that will ask them to choose which session they will attend. 

Day 1: Introduction to CyberSecurity

Day 2: Coding in Python 

Day 3: Understanding Forensics 

Day 4: Introduction to Virtual Machine & Linux 

  • 10:00 - 11:00 AM: Introduction (Day 1) & Guest Speakers (Days 2-4) 
  • 11:00 - 11:10 AM: Break 
  • 11:10 - 11:40 AM: CyberSecurity Lecture 
  • 11:40 - 12:10 PM: Hands-On Component 
  • 12:10 - 1:00 PM: ~Lunch Break ~ 
  • 1:00 - 1:30 PM: CyberSecurity Lecture Continued 
  • 1:30 - 2:00 PM: Hands-On Component Continued
  • 2:00 - 2:10 PM: Break
  • 2:10 - 3:00 PM: Real-World Applications, Career Connections, and CyberSecurityOpportunities

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