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New Zealand Network for Women in Security

The New Zealand Network for Women in Security is a community that unites and supports the advancement of women and gender minorities in all areas of security.

Happy Women’s
History month 2022

Empowering women in all areas of security

 

Our Mission

The New Zealand Network for Women in Security (NZNWS) seeks to encourage the advancement and capacity of women and gender minorities involved in all aspects of the New Zealand security industry and community, through the exchange of information and the cultivation of productive relationships. The primary objective of the NZNWS is to create a networking forum for women working in security across New Zealand. The NZNWS community includes all domains of security, including cybersecurity, physical security, information security, business continuity management, data protection & privacy, fraud investigation, among many others.

Our Values

Whanaungatanga

An ethic of belonging, Kinship
NZNWS has identified that this value within this association is about establishing a place of belonging for all women and allies to come together to build and maintain meaningful relationships.

Manaakitanga

Hospitality, generosity, care, and giving
NZNWS has identified that this value within this association is about working together to create an association that improves the advancement of women in security.

Kaitiakitanga

Guardianship, leadership, Reciprocity (giving back)
NZNWS has identified that this value within this association is about sharing the kaitiaki leadership role. This is about being a guardian, caregiver and protector of all women and allies in this association.

Āhurutanga

Safe space, quality space, safety
NZNWS has identified that this value within this association is about creating and maintaining quality space to ensure and promote the pursuit of best practices in this kaupapa..

Our Partners and Supporters

The Switch2Cyber™ global campaign aims to reduce the cyber skills gap through growing awareness and igniting passion to help professionals with skills from a diverse background to switch to cyber. Let’s unite to tackle the cyber skills shortage.

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