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Vanessa Miranda

Athena
Programs Champion

Vanessa Miranda is an IT Project Manager based in San Diego. She started her career in the finance and mortgage industry and used her marketing skills to pivot into tech. She’s an advocate for community-centered movements empowering women. Her goal is to educate and inspire underrepresented people through meaningful connections and technology. She specializes in IT and cybersecurity consulting, digital marketing, and creating tech events for diverse communities.

Vanessa engages with her community serving as Managing Director for Girls in Tech San Diego. Girls in Tech is a global non-profit that works to put an end to gender inequality in high-tech industries and startups. Also, she is the founding member of #LatinaGeeks San Diego, the only nonprofit in San Diego dedicated to supporting Latinas in tech. She’s passionate about technology, politics and intersectional women’s issues. It's her mission is to make cybersecurity information and training more accessible to all.