From software engineer to career coach for women in tech leadership
Limor Bergman-Gross, founder of LBG Consulting, a results-oriented executive coaching service for women in tech, discusses her early programming experience, including Pascal instruction in high school, her move from software engineering manager to career coach and corporate mentorship instructor and why mentors can and should come at any level on the career ladder, not just management or executive. As Limor puts it, “all you need in a mentor is that they be a few steps further down the path than you are.” Lots of gems like that to be found today on Cyber Work.
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0:00 - Career coach for women in tech
2:55 - Getting into cybersecurity
5:50 - Pursuing cybersecurity consulting
6:54 - How to get into consulting
8:15 - First steps with cybersecurity coaching
10:02 - How to help someone find their role
14:20 - Executive-level consulting
16:00 - A mentor versus an advocate
17:45 - Mentoring and training
20:00 - Speaking at an ISACA conference
22:28 - Achieving gender parity quickly
24:55 - Supporting underrepresented talent in cybersecurity
32:05 - Making a difference in diversity
35:00 - Women mentoring women
37:10 - Making yourself available as a mentor
40:37 - Learn more about LBG Consulting
42:20 - Outro
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