Meet the Program Lead
Dr. Shalini Kesar (Dr. K) is an associate professor of information systems at Southern Utah University and Director of MS- Cyber Security & Information Assurance (CSIA) program.
She has found a niche in Southern Utah and become a role model while enhancing awareness and motivating females in considering technology as part of their education and career goals. Her outreach efforts spread to a number of rural counties where skills and resources are limited. Her main outreach projects in southern Utah include Southern Utah Aspirations in Computing (SUAIC) & Southern Utah Girls in Technology (SUGIT).
She was recently recognized by the Women Tech Council, receiving the Education Excellence Award at the 2016 Women Tech Awards. The event recognizes technology-focused women who are innovators, leaders, and key contributors in STEM fields.
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