ISACA Global Student Summit 2023



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ISACA Global Student Summit Agenda

Led by the ISACA Chicago Chapter, ISACA Abuja Chapter, and ISACA Global

Day 1- October 24th- 8am- 12pm CDT

8:00am- 8:20 am

Opening Notes

8:20 am- 9:00 am

Keynote Speaker: See Yourself in Cyber: Launching a Lifetime of Impact & Creative Problem-Solving

Speaker: Kyla Guru- student at Stanford University

9:00 am- 9:30 am

Opportunity. Mentorship. Community: The One In Tech Scholarship Program

Speaker: Chloe Miller, Academic and Workforce Inclusion Manager, ISACA’s Foundation One In Tech

9:30 am- 9:45 am


9:45 am- 10:15 am

Developing your Professional Brand as a Digital Trust Professional

Speaker: Binta Gali Agbonika

10:15 am- 10:45 am

Future-Proofing Your Career: IT Certifications for Emerging Technologies

Speaker: Dooshima Dapo- Oyewole

10:45 am- 11:00 am


11:00 am- 12:00 pm

Career Kick-start: Leveraging ISACA for Professional Success- Panel

Moderator: Mehmet C. Uvey (South Florida Chapter)

Panelists: Ramona Ratiu (Chicago Chapter), Sanja Kekic (Belgrade), Adnan Dakhwe (Silicon Valley Chapter), Bilgin Metin (Istanbul Chapter).

 Day 2- October 25th- 3 am- 3 pm CDT

ISACA's Virtual Career Fair is returning and going global!

Students can participate in this networking opportunity to connect with professionals in the IT industry, learn about job openings, and potentially be recruited by employers. The career fair will include international opportunities specific to the tech industry. 

Registration link:

 Day 3- October 26th- 8 am- 12 pm CDT

8 am- 8:10 am

Day 1 Recap

8:20 am- 8:45 am

Keynote Speaker: Mentorship as a tool for career advancement

Speaker: Lehonolo Makoti

8:45 am- 9:30 am

Building Strong Foundations: Leveraging Mentorship and Sponsorship for Career Growth

Moderator: Ramona Ratiu (Chicago Chapter)


Mary Carmichael (Vancouver Chapter), Mazen Ali (Bahrain Chapter), Hayriye Cinar (London chapter), Lakmal Embuldeniya(Sri Lanka Chapter)

9:30 am- 9:45 am


9:45 am- 10:15 am

Career Spotlight- From Student to Scholar: Navigating the Path to Becoming a Cybersecurity Academic and Researcher

Speaker: Dr Muktar Bello

10:15am- 10:45am

5 Tips to Help You Master Your Money Game

Speaker: Temilola Adeyemi, PHD

10:45am- 11am


11am- 11:30am

Interactive Game

Moderators: Anamika Roy and Gautam Krishnan

11:30am- 12pm

Closing Remark

ISACA Board Chair: John De Santis