Ljubica is an award-winning CyberSecurity Top50 Women of Influence Europe 2019, Privacy & Data Protection Expert and international speaker. She is Founder & President of Women4Cyber North Macedonia, which operates under the trademark of Women4Cyber Foundation Brussels, directly launched by European Cyber Security Organization.
Ljubica is committed to promoting profound women’s participation in the complex cybersecurity challenges. Following that spirit, she grew up professionally with more than 12 years of experience in privacy and data protection and served in executive positions at several cybersecurity consultancies, as well as in the telecommunication industry.
In addition to her expertise role in UNICEF and across a wide spectrum of EU and NATO programs, she is co-founder of Cyber-security, Corporate Security and Crisis Management Initiative Skopje, Program Director of the Marshall Center Security Forum, Official Representative of the NATO Memorial Federation and Vice-President of the Adriatic Council. She holds the highest credentials in Privacy, as being Certified Information Privacy Professional/Europe – International Association of Privacy Professionals.
Recent research by Tessian found that a higher proportion of young men were likely to consider a career in cyber security than young women. This panel will look at ways we can, together, make the cybersecurity industry more attractive to women and how greater inclusion and diversity can help improve workplaces while tackling the cyber skills gap.