By: SheLeadsTech | December 10, 2019

Fei Peng, CGEIT, is a cloud professional with more than 10 years of global and regional experience in cloud product strategy management, architecture, solution design, governance, service management, risk management and service delivery. She has worked with leading IT companies and accounting firms. Here she shares her experience as a principal product strategy manager at Oracle and as a woman in tech.


Q: What is one of the biggest obstacles you have faced when stepping into your product strategy manager role at Oracle?
A: As a global cloud business team member at Oracle, long, irregular hours are required. I have been up late at night and early in the morning to collaborate seamlessly with teams around the world to make sure the ini...

By: SheLeadsTech | November 16, 2019

SheLeadsTech commissioned the Tech Workforce 2020: The Age and Gender Perception Gap research study to discover why employees stay in their roles, why employees burnout, why employees seek new employers, why women are underrepresented and if programs exist to remedy that disparity, and what organizations can do to increase retention among their tech teams overall. Interestingly, age seems to play a stronger role than gender in perception gaps, but while both men and women believe gender disparities exist, their opinions on why they do still slightly differ:

  • Fifty-six percent of female respondents believe the lack of female role models in tech is the primary reason women are underrepresented in the industry, while 32% of men believe women ...

By: SheLeadsTech | June 13, 2019

In February, 2019, the City Tech Collaborative (City Tech), AnitaB.org, and SheLeadsTech announced a new training pilot to help close the gap for women entering the cybersecurity field. The grant for the pilot program provided funding and partnership opportunities for the organizations to provide 19 women in Chicago, Illinois, USA, with cybersecurity training. These participants underwent 8 weeks of in-classroom training utilizing ISACA’s Cybersecurity Nexus Training Platform.

ISACA Chicago Chapter President Pam Nigro, CISA, CRISC, CGEIT, CRMA, taught the first 3 weeks of class covering Cybersecurity Nexus™ (CSX™) fundamentals. John Tannahill, CISM, taught the remaining 5 weeks of the CSX Training Platform Foundation courses. The women c...

By: SheLeadsTech | December 12, 2018

By Tara Wisniewski, Senior Vice President of Global Affairs at ISACA® and SheLeadsTech Program Lead


The SheLeadsTech program has progressed from pilot (Connecting Women Leaders in Technology) to program launch in 2 years’ time. The next big step for SheLeadsTech is to stretch beyond the borders of ISACA. In the coming year and in the future, we will look to increase our efforts to reach a broader audience with new research, increased advocacy and working in partnerships with organizations such as AnitaB.org.

The program serves many women with very different backgrounds, but we all share a purpose. Our SheLeadsTech community believes advocating women in technology is an important issue and one where we can bring about substantive change. It is...