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Interested in joining the Women In TPRM group? Click below to register for meetings.


Our Goals

  • Uplift women within the TPRM Industry

  • Provide Access to Higher Paying Jobs within TPRM

  • Facilitate Mentorships for Women in TPRM

  • Create a platform for women in TPRM to be recognized, celebrated, and supported.

  • Cultivate the next generation of Women Leaders 

Our Goals
What We Do

What We Do

  • Meet monthly to discuss activities to meet our goals, as well as potential barriers.

  • Encourage joining the TPRA Slack Forum for the 'Women in TPRM' channel to continue this important discussion.

    • Our Slack Forum is available to all TPRA Practitioner Members. Membership is FREE. Join here. ​

  • Promote the importance of Women in TPRM and create/provide educational material to organizations.

  • Provide access to talks, tools, and techniques for uplifting and informing Women in TPRM.

  • Highlight Women Leaders in TPRM.

  • Promote TPRM job listings from organizations supporting and uplifting Women.

Programs & Resources

Work Groups

Join one of our work groups and help further our program mission while building out valuable resources and new programs!

Mentorship Program

Our mentorship program is focused on women within the field of Third-Party Risk Management. Our goal for this program is to align mentors and mentees to address and support the needs of our membership. If interested in becoming a mentor or mentee, please fill out the interest form.

Women Lead Program

Our Women Lead Program is dedicated to showcasing inspiring leaders by highlighting their stories. Our goal for this program is to learn from and be inspired by women leaders in the field of Third Party Risk Management (TPRM) throughout various industries. View our Leaders and learn how to nominate and/or apply to become a spotlight.

Resource Sharing Library

Our Women in TPRM Resource Sharing Library contains a variety of women in business-related materials. Included are reports on the latest women in business trends and statistics, blogs and articles on relevant and current happenings, and TED Talks featuring inspiring women in business educating others on how to navigate the business world and find success in their careers. 

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Women only represent 15-20% of the Governance, Risk and Compliance profession

(GRC World Forums, 2021).

Only about 25% of every 100 security and risk management (SRM) executives are women

(Gartner Inc., 2019).

Gender-diverse and inclusive teams outperform gender-homogeneous, less-inclusive teams by an average of 50%

(Gartner Inc., 2019).

According to one survey, 24% of global cybersecurity employees are women, and 18% of CIOs/CTOs are female

(Deloitte, 2021).

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"Diversity matters not just because increasing representation of minorities and women in a fast growing and critical field is the right thing to do, but because a variety of viewpoints are key to solving hard problems."

SVP, General Counsel - Legal, Bitsight

Johanna Werbach

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“...change must come from within the industry and not be mandated from external parties.”

Chief Data and Privacy Officer, MeritB2B

Karie Burt


"With different backgrounds and perspectives and voices at the table and in an environment where their contributions are really valued, you benefit from a much more expansive conversation and one that’s much more likely to uncover the full range of possibilities and solutions."

VP & GM, TPRM, BitSight

Vanessa Jankowski

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