Women leading privacy gather here
While there are as many women in privacy as there are men, the truth is that women experience unique industry hurdles and challenges. Women Leading Privacy is where many of today’s top privacy professionals come to give and get career support, to help advance women in the field and to expand their personal and professional networks with a slew of opportunities created just for them.

IAPP Women Leading Privacy section members get access to tons of great benefits. Benefits that include networking opportunities and specialized content, plus access to ongoing web conferences, exciting special events and a lot more.

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IAPP Conference Events

IAPP Data Protection Intensive: UK 2023

Women Leading Privacy Section Lunch
Wednesday, 8 March, 12:30 – 14:00 Registration is required. 

IAPP Global Privacy Summit 2023

Women Leading Privacy Section Meet-Up
Tuesday, April 4, 10:15-11 a.m.

Women Leading Privacy Section Networking Lunch
Wednesday, April 5, 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. Registration is required.

IAPP Canada Privacy Symposium 2023

Women Leading Privacy Meet-Up
Thursday, May 25. 11:30 – 12 p.m.

Virtual Offerings

Roundtable Discussion
Join fellow privacy pros in an open dialogue focused on the issues facing women in the privacy industry.

Thursday, September 14, 2023

Discussion Leaders and topics to be announced. Interested in leading your own discussion? Apply here!

Mentor Q&A Calls
Build meaningful connections with likeminded professionals – share experiences, ask questions, and talk through challenges. Want to get more involved? Volunteer to be a mentor. 

Save the dates! May 24 and 31, September 20 and 27. 

KnowledgeNet Events
Connect with local privacy pro’s in your area! Find an upcoming meeting that contains Women Leading Privacy Section content below:

Poland KnowledgeNet: March 7, 2023
Women Leading Privacy: A Different Perspective on Privacy Career
Cleveland KnowledgeNet: March 15, 2023
Women in Privacy Panel

Find all upcoming KnowledgeNet events here

Web Conferences
Looking for specialized web conferences with privacy lawyers in mind? Search no further – we’ve got you covered! Check out the IAPP Store for a full listing of web conferences.

Get Involved

Volunteer Opportunities
Want to become more active in your section? Check out the section specific volunteer opportunities below:

Conference Speaker – The Call for Proposals is open all year long and we accept sessions on a rolling basis.

Leadership Opportunities – Apply to become an Advisory Board member during Call for Volunteers every September. 

Advisory Board

Privacy pros at the helm
Guiding the Women Leading Privacy Section, the Advisory Board—chosen from your nominations—represents a diverse group of women with comprehensive experience and expertise in privacy. Meet each of them now.

Interested in applying to be a board member? The Call for Volunteers opens every fall.

Stay Connected

Member Directory
Use the Women Leading Privacy search filter in the Member Directory to connect with fellow section members. Not opted in? No problem! Visit your Member Directory Preferences in your MyIAPP portal to make any edits.

Join the Women Leading Privacy listserve—just for IAPP members. Click here to join!  Stay in touch, get advice, swap ideas—simply e-mail womenleadingprivacy@iapp.topicbox.com once you’re subscribed.