On this month’s Women’s Spotlight, Tara has a conversation with Dr. Diana B. Allen, a prominent figure in the field of cybersecurity. Dr. Diana is not only an international speaker but also a researcher and a respected board member. Her current role at Google is as the Senior Technology Program Manager in the Security department, where she leads important initiatives focused on cloud adoption and risk management. Dr. Diana’s extensive experience also includes contributions to the FinTech and consulting sectors, where she collaborated with Fortune 100 companies.
Dr. Diana is a highly sought-after speaker renowned for her expertise in leadership and technology. She has been invited to present at numerous conferences, podcasts, and companies worldwide, thanks to her over 15 years of diverse leadership experience in the cyber risk management industry. Throughout her career, she has been actively involved in creating and leading programs designed to enhance both professional skills and personal leadership growth.
Dr. Diana is passionately dedicated to fostering the comprehensive development of others and has a proven track record of coaching, mentoring, and supporting emerging professionals in STEM-related fields. Furthermore, she possesses hands-on experience in designing and delivering programs and courses that focus on improving professional skills and nurturing personal leadership growth.
Beyond her professional commitments, Diana plays a vital role in the governance of organizations such as Black Girls in Cyber, where she serves on the Board of Directors as the Director of Board Development & Strategic Programs. She also volunteers for Certification Content Development with (ISC)2. In her leisure time, she enjoys reading, staying active through fitness activities, and cherishing moments with her husband and two young daughters.
In this captivating episode, Dr. Diana invites us on a personal journey through her life and remarkable career in the tech industry. As a tech leader with two small children, she shares her inspiring insights on how to thrive in the ever-evolving tech world while remaining true to oneself. Dr. Diana opens up about her experiences in transitioning to a new company, with small children, and the valuable lessons she’s learned along the way. Tune in to discover the secrets behind her incredible success and the real, relatable story of a dedicated mother and tech trailblazer.
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