Black Hat Lead/Co-Lead (Volunteer)


  • Lead or Co-Lead Black Hat WISP Committee of Volunteers

  • Work with WISP Board, Black Hat and DEFCON WISP committees members to develop and execute on Black Hat project plan

  • Co-ordinate and manage the on-going activities, tasks, and deliverables in preparation for Black Hat

  • Attend Black Hat August 7-8, 2019 in La Vegas and represent WISP

  • Manage WISP booth and booth volunteers at Black Hat

  • Work with Marketing/PR team to create WISP collateral and press releases as needed

  • Work with WISP Board and Black Hat and DEFCON committees members to:

    • Recruit volunteers

    • Manage WISP swag

    • Co-lead/Lead WISP events during Black Hat week

    • Conduct bi-weekly calls and send email to maintain regular communication with Black Hat volunteers, WISP Board, Black Hat, and other 3rd parties about Black Hat progress

    • Generate after-Black Hat metrics and share it with WSISP Board

Volunteer benefits

  • Help make a difference in the industry and WISP

  • Be part of a strong community

  • Meet a diverse range of amazing people

  • Give back to the community by supporting women in security and privacy

  • Develop new skills

  • Paid Black Hat transportation, lodging, meals, and admission

Desired Skills and Interests

  • Ready to take and lead big initiatives

  • Comfortable working in a fluid environment

  • Having an entrepreneurial spirit and drive to lead WISP brand to the next level

  • Experience with organizing events and/or conferences is a plus 

  • Honesty, integrity, and respect for others

  • Interest in taking on a leadership position with WISP


  • Starting now until September 2019

Estimated time commitment

  • Participation in weekly or bi-weekly planning calls

  • Ongoing communication with Black Hat, vendors, WISP volunteers, WISP Board

  • Attend Black Hat

  • Estimated time commitment: 5-10 hours/week depending on the needs

If you are interested in applying for this position, please send an email to [email protected].  Please include your bio and 3-5 sentences describing yourself, why you want to be involved, and how you could contribute.  Also, please include a link to your LinkedIn profile.