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Diversity in the C-suite and the boardroom is improving, but there is still more work to be done. Mandiant founded Elevate in 2019 to celebrate women leaders in cyber security, cultivate much needed diversity for cyber security organizations and boardrooms across the globe, and to create a place for empowered women to be inspired by empowered women. 

Elevate is here to empower your career in cyber security,
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Our Visions

Our Vision

Elevate's vision is to create a community of women leaders and advocates in the cyber security industry. Our mission is to inspire, educate, and empower women leaders throughout their career journeys. 

Elevate Luncheon

Elevate Luncheon: How Leaders Prioritize Purpose and People for Growth and Impact

Are you planning on attending the mWISE conference in Washington, DC in October? If yes, we invite you to join us for an Elevate Luncheon on Wednesday, October 19 from 12:15 – 1:45PM.

Click here to register for the Elevate Luncheon. This event is free, but only available for registered mWISE conference attendees. Space is limited, act quickly.


Elevate your Cyber Awareness: Question your Assumptions Webinar

Listen to speakers from Mandiant, Microsoft, and Athena Alliance discussing the state of cyber security and the opportunity that it presents to “elevate” the essential role of women in the industry.

"We are thrilled to have other industry leaders join Mandiant in a shared focus to empower women and break gender bias. The time to act is now. Our women leaders and allies in Elevate eagerly create this community to support, encourage and inspire women to disrupt the status quo and rise to the highest-ranking leadership positions."
Erin Joe

Erin Joe

Director, Mandiant Strategy and Alliances

Elevate Core Values

Inspire Leadership

Women motivating women; Elevate members who have ascended into leadership positions share their stories, journeys, and advice on shattering glass ceilings and paving the path forward for future generations of women, allies, and advocates in cyber security.


Deliver a close community of women leaders and their advocates in cyber security enabling networking and a sharing of unique experiences.


 Provide channels to connect members with professional development and industry training opportunities designed to support career advancement within the cyber security industry.


To support and promote the advancement of women in all aspects of the cyber security industry; while building a support network to fortify careers and make industry connections.

Elevate Members

Elevate Members

Executive and Board Leaders: Stay current on the latest technologies and industry trends, recharge from responsibilities, and connect with other inspiring leaders.   

Aspiring Leaders:  Advance your technical and leadership qualifications with strategic trainings, mentorship, and networking opportunities. 

Allies and Advocates: Learn and share how to further amplify women in the cyber security industry based on the experiences and perspectives shared by the exceptional women in the Elevate community. 

Elevate Network

The Elevate Network

Mandiant is pleased to be working with Athena Alliance and other top security leaders from companies committed to elevating women in cyber security

Elevate recognizes impactful women who are rising through the ranks, breaking barriers and leading major initiatives.

Mandiant and the Elevate network are committed to helping women in cyber security thrive, and to growing and educating the next generation of female leaders. 

Let's Work Together

Want to know more about Elevate, share your ideas and experiences, and join us in supporting women in leadership positions?