Women in Security
Women in Security
ASIS Women in Security equips women with mentoring, tools, and resources to help members advance to leadership roles in the industry.
The Women in Security Working Group’s mission is to provide support and assistance to women in the security industry, as well as to inspire those interested in entering the security industry through tailored programming and mentoring.
While this group’s benefits and programs are tailored for women, we encourage and welcome the participation of all members who are dedicated to the support of women in the security industry.
Meet the Women in Security Committee Members
Assistant Regional Vice President – Women in Security As a respected Security and Risk Management Specialist with a career spanning more than 28 years, Kathy is known for her ability to grasp complex security issues in any field, comprehensively mitigate risk, manage issues that arise on-the-spot, and deliver safe outcomes. In 2015, Kathy was honoured to be presented with the Australian Security Medal in Canberra by The Hon. Philip Ruddock.
ASIS NSW - Women in Security Helena has been in the security industry for the past five years and has quickly applied extensive experience providing solutions to commercial customers across Australia and New Zealand. In her role as the ASIS NSW – Women in Security lead, Helena has strategies for engaging with women in the NSW chapter and beyond, empowering career growth, and ultimately increasing diversity in the industry.
ASIS WA - Women in Security Nicola is a PhD Candidate in Security Risk at Edith Cowan University where she also works as a Research Investigator and Tutor in Physical Security, Risk, Building Management Systems, Security Control Systems and Threat Detection. Nicola’s career started in Law in Northern Ireland but moved in to Security and Facilities Management, with over 15 years experience managing high profile Government portfolios. Nicola also has experience in surveillance, penetration testing, covert investigation and undercover operations. Nicola is an SIA certified security trainer.