Management Team


Selena Rice

Events Co-Lead

headshot_Selena.jpg

Selena Rice is a research specialist in Biochemistry at University of California, San Francisco and is the Secretary of the Board for the AI Village at DEF CON. She received her PhD in Biology from Johns Hopkins University and became interested in information security after attending her first DEF CON in 2017. Selena has since volunteered at several WISP events both at DEF CON 26 and in San Francisco. She is passionate about increasing diversity and inclusion in STEM fields and is in the process of determining how to meld her interests in information security with her interests in biology.


Alyssa Coley

Events Co-Lead

image.jpg

Alyssa Coley is a Senior Privacy Associate at Aleada Consulting, a boutique privacy consulting firm, where she advises clients on privacy, data protection, and information security issues. She has volunteered with WISP since 2016 and is one of the Events Committee Co-Leads. She is also a member of the IAPP and a Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/US). You can find her on twitter @thenalyssasaid.


sheIla pham

WISP Expansion Lead

SheilaPham53.jpg

Sheila is an attorney at Troutman Sanders LLP where she focuses on data privacy and cybersecurity in a wide range of matters including litigation, regulatory inquiries, compliance, and advice and counseling. She has volunteered with WISP since 2016 and has thoroughly enjoyed the many opportunities to participate in the advancement of women in this field, and to connect with others from a variety of professional backgrounds relating to privacy and security.


Ashley Tolbert

WISP Operations Lead

14372424_10208796876891837_5877376097055779054_o.jpg

Ashley Tolbert is a Software Engineer turned Cyber Security Analyst at Stanford University’s Linear Accelerator Center (SLAC) where she focuses on forensics and cyber incident response. Her past experiences include researching security at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Lab, modeling software for NASA Ames, and creating software at the ABB Research Center in Germany. Ashley’s other academic interests include diversity and education in the cyber security space and the intersections of artificial intelligence and security.


Christina Morillo

WISP NY co-leads

unnamed.jpg

Christina is a New York City based information security and technology professional with a background in enterprise-level security and identity. By day, she works as a Senior Program Manager at Microsoft, helping organizations “do more” securely. In addition to her professional work, Christina also co-founded a virtual community which is best known for boosting visual representation in the tech industry by way of an open source collection of stock photos. Christina advocates and is passionate about visual representation, connecting and creating opportunities for others, and empowering women and underrepresented folks to follow careers in security and technology. 


Rachel Thompson

WISP NY co-leads

unnamed (1).jpg

Rachel Thompson is a Manager in the Privacy & Cybersecurity practice at PwC New Yorkand a Fellow of Information Privacy (CIPPA, CIPPUS, CIPM). She started her career as an IP and technology lawyer, but shifted her focus to privacy and privacy operations in recent years. She came to New York in 2016 from Australia, via six years in Hong Kong. Rachel joined as a tandem with WISP since 2016 and has been pushing for New York expansion since then! 


Lisa Parcella 

WISP Marketing, Social Media and PR Lead

thumb-lisa-parcella2.png

Lisa is the Vice President of Product Management and Marketing at Security Innovation where she works with customers, prospects and industry experts to create innovative and holistic software security training products and programs that address the various needs of today’s global workforce. Lisa also leads the CMD+CTRL in the Community program, actively seeking to educate everyone through the donation of Security Innovation's CMD+CTRL cyber range and experts' time in order to encourage the skill development and advancement of underrepresented groups in cybersecurity and encourage STEM engagement with youth organizations


Lauren neely 

WISP Grant Lead

Lauren Neely Photo.png

Lauren is a consultant specializing in information security, data privacy, data compliance and information governance. She is particularly interested in the applications of these areas to emerging technologies. Lauren received her law degree from the University of Houston Law Center and is currently pursuing a master’s degree in Cybersecurity Operations and Leadership from the University of San Diego. She is also devoted to diversifying the tech industry and creating opportunities for those underrepresented in the field.