In January 2016 and as part of the NCI’s IWICS, Dr. Jane LeClair hosted Jivika Govil. Jivika is an Information Security professional with significant and varied experience in Information Technology including international adeptness in cybersecurity. She has written over 30 research papers on data intelligence, telecom networking, and cybersecurity domain which have been published and presented in several IEEE or ACM international conferences that are noticeably used by several countries such as China, Malaysia, Korea, Canada, Singapore. Owing to her scientific achievements, she was also nominated for ‘Who’s Who in the World’.
Jivika actively promotes women in engineering and has formed the Women Engineer Development Society (WEDS) which strives to exemplify women as role models. She hopes to inspire other women to meet their full potential by influencing, guiding and directing them. In addition, Ms. Govil’s technical experience and organization development skills led to her selection as an editorial board member for IT and computer science related journals.
Ms. Govil holds a master’s degree from Carnegie Mellon University in Master of Information System Management. Additionally, she graduated with honors in Information Technology engineering from Maharishi Dayanand University (MDU) in India where she received accolades for exceptional performance and successfully promoting new ideas.