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Cybersecurity Career Ambassadors Community of Interest


This Community of Interest is a forum for employers, industry representatives, labor and workforce development organizations, program sponsors, faith-based communities, educators, government agencies such as state, local, tribal, and territorial entities, non-profit and community-based organizations, and other stakeholders who are interested in sharing and learning how to best promote cybersecurity career awareness and exploration to expand and diversify the cybersecurity workforce. The Cybersecurity Career Ambassador Community of Interest charter will be available soon.


Rasha Horn
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Rasha Horn
Cybersecurity Project Engineer
(Critical Infrastructure)

Jefferson Grace
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Jefferson Grace 
  Deputy Chief Information Security Officer
(Critical Infrastructure) 

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Karl Sickendick
Lieutenant Colonel
United States Air Force

NICE Program Office staff liaison: Davina Pruitt-Mentle, NICE Lead for Academic Engagement 


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Members of this Community of Interest are part of the broader NICE Community Coordinating Council and will be added to it automatically. Google Groups is used for this group as a resource for communication. 

NICEAmbassadorProgram+subscribe [at] (Send an Email to Join)

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NICEAmbassadorProgram [at] (Share) your questions, opportunities, and leading practices with the community! If you have ideas or just want to get to know others interested in cybersecurity apprenticeships, this is the place for you. 

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This group meets the second Friday of every month at 1pm ET. All meetings are held via Microsoft Teams unless otherwise indicated. 

Active Program:

Cybersecurity Career Ambassador Program

The Cybersecurity Career Ambassador Program seeks to create a network of employers, educators, industry representatives, non-profit and community-based organizations, and other stakeholders who serve as champions to prepare, grow, and sustain a diverse and skilled cybersecurity workforce. Learn more.

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Created October 13, 2023, Updated March 5, 2024