Women are underrepresented in the field of cybersecurity. ITU’s Women in Cyber mentorship programme, organized together with the EQUALS Global Partnership and the Forum for Incident Response Teams (FIRST), aims to help bridge the gap. In this episode of the UNconnected, Doreen Bogdan-Martin, Director of the ITU Telecommunication Development Bureau speaks with Louise Marie Hurel and Angela Matlapeng, who participated as a mentor and mentee respectively, in the programme. They discuss the challenges and opportunities for women in cyber, and the way forward for women to co-create and lead solutions in this field.
A conversation between Doreen Bogdan-Martin, Director of the ITU Telecommunication Development Bureau and Courtenay Rattray, High Representative for the Least Developed Countries, Landlocked Developing Countries and Small Island Developing States (UN-OHRLLS). This episode highlights the urgent need to connect hardest-to-connect communities, by exploring solutions to developmental challenges and connectivity barriers, with expert insights and recommendations on accelerating digital transformation in LDCs, LLDCs and SIDS.