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TENNISHA’S OFFICIAL BIO AND HEADSHOTS

Tennisha Martin is the founder and Executive Director of BlackGirlsHack (BGH Foundation), a national cybersecurity nonprofit organization dedicated to providing education and resources to underserved communities and increasing the diversity in cyber. BlackGirlsHack provides its members with resources, mentorship, direction, and training required to enter and excel in the cybersecurity field. Tennisha has a bachelor’s degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University and a Masters degrees in IT, Healthcare Policy and Management, Cybersecurity, Digital Forensics and Business Administration. She has worked in a consulting capacity for over 15 years in penetration testing, project management, risk management, audit, information assurance, quality assurance, software development, and testing roles. In her free time, Tennisha is a professor of computer science and cybersecurity at an HBCU, co-author of “Breaking Barriers & Building Bridges,” mentor, speaker, and an advocate for diversity in cyber and the executive suites. 

Shorter Bio

Tennisha Martin is the founder and Executive Director of BlackGirlsHack (BGH Foundation), a national cybersecurity nonprofit organization dedicated to providing education and resources to underserved communities and increasing the diversity in cyber. BlackGirlsHack provides its members with resources, mentorship, direction, and training required to enter and excel in the cybersecurity field. Tennisha has a bachelor’s degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University and several Master’s Degrees including in Cybersecurity and Business Administration. She has worked in a consulting capacity for over 15 years and in her spare time is a professor of computer science and cyber and an advocate for diversity in Cyber and the executive suites. 

Super Short Bio

Tennisha Martin is the founder and Executive Director of BlackGirlsHack (BGH Foundation), a national cybersecurity nonprofit organization dedicated to providing education and resources to underserved communities and increasing the diversity in cyber. She has worked in a consulting capacity for over 15 years and in her spare time is a professor, mentor, penetration tester, and  advocate for diversity in Cyber and the executive suites. 

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BGH Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit to help black girls and women break through barriers to careers in information security and cyber security.

EIN 85-3683902
10908 Courthouse Road Suite 102-286 Fredericksburg, VA 22408

email: info@blackgirlshack.org

Headquarted in Alexandria, VA



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