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ASIS International and Security Industry Association announce details and open call for proposals for 2024 Security LeadHER Conference

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ASIS International and the Security Industry Association (SIA) – the leading membership associations for the security industry – have announced details for the 2024 Security LeadHER conference, a special event dedicated to advancing, connecting and empowering women in the security profession. The second annual Security LeadHER conference will be held Monday, June 24 – Tuesday, June 25, 2024, at the Sheraton Phoenix Downtown in Phoenix, Arizona.

Born of a need to effect change and create a more enriching and inclusive security community, Security LeadHER offers impactful keynotes, lively networking, small group breakouts and many opportunities to help Security LeadHERs develop their skills, connect and collaborate.

Security LeadHER is seeking engaging, informative and motivational speakers and sessions for the 2024 conference. Session proposals are wanted on topics such as:

  • Strategies for career growth and advancement
  • Positioning yourself for promotion
  • Forging your path into executive leadership
  • Inspiring change and leading by influence
  • How to effectively negotiate
  • Balancing your career, life relationships and personal wellness
  • Overcoming self-doubt (imposter syndrome)
  • Creating a personal brand
  • Managing and motivating next-generation women leaders

“Last June, SIA and ASIS partnered for the inaugural LeadHER conference in Nashville. Hundreds of women and men united to promote, recruit and cultivate women’s leadership in the security industry, making for palpable energy. The speakers and topics provided actionable recommendations that attendees could immediately put into play professionally and personally,” said Alice DiSanto, chair of the SIA Women in Security Forum. “Now is the time to become part of the much-anticipated year No. 2 of Security LeadHER in Phoenix. Register now to attend. Throw your name into consideration to speak. Together, I am confident we will curate programming to transform your thinking about women in security.”

“As we again gather at this transformative security conference, we celebrate the spirit of progress, connection and empowerment that defines the incredible women shaping the future of our industry,” said Mary Gamble, CPP, chair of the ASIS Women in Security Community. “This event is more than a conference; it is a powerful testament to the resilience, ambition, expertise and collaborative spirit of women in security. Together, we advance, connect and empower, forging a path towards a more supportive and inclusive future for us all.”

Speaker proposals are due Wednesday, Feb. 7; learn more and share your idea here.

Security LeadHER welcomes individuals of all backgrounds and genders. If you support our mission of advancing women in the global security industry, then this event is for you! This conference has been designed to be an open, friendly and welcoming environment. During Security LeadHER, there will be top-quality educational programming on key leadership issues and topics, impactful presentations from industry-leading experts and numerous opportunities for participants to connect, collaborate and experience lively social events and networking opportunities.

Registration is now open for the 2024 Security LeadHER conference, and ASIS and SIA members save $200 on registration. Attendees can also access a discounted rate at the conference hotel, the Sheraton Phoenix Downtown. Space for this one-of-a-kind event is limited and was sold out in 2023. To learn more about Security LeadHER 2024, sign up for event updates and register, please visit the event website.

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