Date/Time: Thursday, December 2, 3:00 – 4:30 p.m. ET

In partnership with the ABA Antitrust Women.Connected, Latinas in Tech – DC Metro, WICT – Women in Cable Telecommunications (Baltimore/DC Chapter), and the Women’s Bar Association of the District of Columbia, and the FCBA Cybersecurity and Privacy and Data Security Committees, the FCBA Women’s Leadership Committee and is pleased to present Decryption Key:  Unlocking Women’s Excellence in Cybersecurity Law and Policy, the first session of the Third Annual Women’s Summit Series, on Thursday, December 2 from 3:00 – 4:30 p.m. ET.  In this virtual session, women at the forefront of cybersecurity law and policy, representing government, industry, law firms, and academia, will address the latest developments in threat assessment, risk mitigation, and breach recovery, among other topics.  As a benefit of the virtual platform, we encourage FCBA members and friends around the country to participate.  All are welcome – please join us!

Future sessions of the Third Annual Women’s Summit Series will be announced in early 2022.

Click here to register for Session I of the Women’s Summit Series.

Sponsorship of the Women’s Summit Series
To honor just a few of the many women who have made historic and indelible contributions in technology, media, and telecommunications, the FCBA is offering four levels of sponsorship of the Third Annual Women’s Summit Series:  Frieda Barkin Hennock (first woman FCC Commissioner); Katherine Johnson (NASA mathematician); Ada Lovelace (visionary computer programmer); and Emma Nutt (first woman telephone operator).  Sponsors will receive recognition for their support in promotional emails, the FCBA newsletter, on the FCBA website, and via social media.  In addition, the top three sponsorship tiers will receive complimentary registrations for this series of events, as well as logo recognition in the FCBA newsletter and during each session of the series.

Click here to sponsor the Third Annual Women’s Summit Series.

Please contact Women’s Summit Co-Chair Mia Hayes at if you would like to serve on the planning committee, have speaker ideas, or would otherwise like to help with this Series or the Women’s Leadership Committee.

Thanks to our 3rd Annual Women’s Summit Series Sponsors!

(*as of 11/22/21)



USTelecom – The Broadband Association

Wilkinson Barker Knauer, LLP

Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP



Somos, Inc


Broadband Legal Strategies, LLC

Carlton Fields, P.A.


3:00 – 3:05 p.m.       Introductory remarks

Megan Anne Stull, Senior Counsel, Google and President, FCBA

3:05 – 3:15 p.m.       Keynote: Valerie Cofield, Chief of Strategy, Policy, and Plans, Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), U.S. Department of Homeland Security

3:15 – 3:20 p.m.       Introduction

Tawanna Lee, Associate, Wiley Rein LLP

3:20 – 3:35 p.m.       Cyber Technology 101

Lauren Zabierek, Executive Director, Cyber Project at Harvard Kennedy School’s Belfer Center

3:35 – 4:25 p.m.       Panel Discussion


Savannah Schaefer, Associate, Wilkinson Barker Knauer, LLP


Megan Brown, Partner, Wiley Rein LLP

Amanda Cody, Chief Information Security Officer, FS-ISAC

Lisa Fowlkes, Chief, Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau, FCC

Lauren Van Wazer, Vice President, Global Public Policy, Akamai Technologies

4:25 – 4:30 p.m.       Closing Remarks


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