The Colloquium or Information Systems Security Education awards nationally recognized thought leaders and practitioners of Information Security education across Industry, Government, and Academia. Awardees are considered to be truly influential on the national stage in cybersecurity education and have met rigorous criteria for national leadership.
2018 Government Leadership of the Year
Congratulations to Dr. Davina Pruitt-Mentle for receiving the 2018 Government Leadership of the Year Award. Pruitt-Mentle has spent over 20 years researching and coordinating cybersecurity education programs. She joined the National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education at NIST as the Lead for Academic Engagement in 2015 where she leads a variety of programs including National Cybersecurity Career Awareness Week, the NICE K12 Cybersecurity Education Conference, the NICE Working Group K12 Subgroup, and more. Pruitt-Mentle was presented with this award during the Awards Dinner at the 22nd Colloquium or Information Systems Security Education Conference on Tuesday, June 12, 2018 in New Orleans, LA.