Covid-19 continues to impact the way we study, work, and make a living. While millions of people are out of work, cybersecurity and technology professionals are still employed, working from home, and making a good living. Finding skilled professionals continues to be an issue across the country and globally. In the coming months, CityU Seattle is featuring a series of Virtual Open Houses highlighting different programs. Next week Cybersecurity, a field with a 38% projected growth rate through 2028 is featured. Share this link with your communities – help get the word out about how to enter a career field with a 0% unemployment rate.
Dr. Dvorak received her Ph.D. in computer science from the University of London, Queen Mary College, and Master’s in AI from the University of Sussex. Dr. Dvorak has been working in IT, higher education, industry, and program development for over 25 years. She has served as a researcher, university professor, and Dean in the US, UK, and the Cayman Islands. Dr. Dvorak is an associate professor and our new program manager and will manage bachelor degrees and certificates in Applied Computing, Information Technology, and Information Systems, in addition to teaching various Computer Science courses. Her current research interests are related to ethical hacking, AI, and teaching in STEM fields
She is a member of several organizations including the OWASP-Portland Chapter. She has spent time in the industry and authored two popular handbooks, “Moodle For Dummies” and “SMART Board Interactive Whiteboard for Dummies”. She has worked with emerging technologies, education, and helping organizations with technology. She was a co-founder of the Microsoft Software and Systems Academy (MSSA) located at Joint Base Lewis McChord , She is a member of ACM, IEEE, ASEE, and WSMTC, speaker at many STEM events. She is passionate about teaching, technology, career pathways, and student success.