SIA Women in Security Forum Scholarship winners announced


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The Security Industry Association (SIA) has named seven recipients for the 2022 SIA Women in Security Forum (WISF) Scholarship – a program developed by the SIA Women in Security Forum to further educational opportunities and promote advancement for the widest spectrum of people possible in the security industry.

In the 2022 scholarship program – open to employees of SIA member companies and SIA student members – each honoree will be awarded $10,000 to use toward continuing education and professional development courses, conferences or webinars, SIA program offerings, repayment of student loan debt and/or other education or academic pursuits.

“SIA is thrilled to present seven Women in Security Forum scholarships this year and congratulates the 2022 honorees for their accomplishments, vision and commitment to furthering diversity within the security industry,” said SIA CEO Don Erickson. “We are proud to foster a more diverse, equitable and inclusive security industry through efforts like this unique scholarship program and look forward to supporting the honorees’ future successes and empowering them to thrive in their careers.”  

The winners for the 2022 SIA Women in Security Forum Scholarship are:

  • Kikelomo Adegoke-Ode, Network Systems Engineer, Metro-INET Division, City of Roseville, Minnesota
  • Lily Chen, Student, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Tia Eskandari, Director of Service, Allied Universal Technology Services
  • Sophie Faaborg-Andersen, Graduate Student, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University
  • Sydney Freeman, Senior Communications Specialist, ADT
  • Kathryn Maly, Supply Chain Process Engineer, BCD
  • Taylor Scala, Student, Lynn University; intern, Axis Communications

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