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Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Technology 2022 Panel

February 3, 2022 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm EST

ISACA GWDC is proud to host our Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) in Technology 2022 panel on February 3rd. Attendees of ISACA GWDC's DEI in Technology 2022 panel will learn how DEI initiatives contribute to organizational culture, help with effective governance, and why it STILL matters.

There is no fee for this event!  Please register by February 1, 2022.

Register today!


Who Should Attend?

Technology enablement professionals, IT advisory or audit professionals, Business executives, Cybersecurity professionals, students or professionals.


Up to 2 hours of Continuing Professional Education (CPE) credit can be earned for this event.  See the CPE Information section below for additional information.

Meet the Moderator

Jermaine Stanley
ISACA Greater Washington DC Chapter - Vice President

Jermaine Stanley is a Cybersecurity, IT Risk Advisory leader with more than 25 years of experience working with Financial Services, Technology, Insurance, Non-Profit, and Government organizations. A strong passionate technology leader with a reputation for building teams, mentoring, and a passion for creating diverse, equitable, and inclusive cultures, who strives to help leaders build, launch and lead initiatives that promote Diversity, Equity, and Equity (DEI) within their organizations. Currently, Jermaine serves as a Security & Compliance SME for Proofpoint. Mr. Stanley is the Vice President of ISACA Greater Washington (GWDC) DC Chapter, one of the oldest chapters and is currently ISACA’s largest chapter. He also is a Board member of One in Tech, an ISACA Foundation. In previous roles, Jermaine has published white papers, participated in and moderated panel discussions on Cybersecurity and Cloud computing. Mr. Stanley holds a Master’s in Software Engineering, a BS in Electrical Engineering, and the CISA and CDPSE certifications.

Meet the Panelists

Quisha Cherry
Civilian Practice Lead, Kearney & Company, P.C.

Quisha Cherry is a Federal Financial Management professional with nearly 20 years of management consulting experience. Her focus is delivering OCFO operations strategy, digital finance solutions, process optimization, and large complex program management. She currently leads Kearney’s Civilian Practice delivering a variety of financial solutions to federal clients. Prior to joining Kearney, Ms. Cherry was a leader in Deloitte’s Government and Public Services Practice focusing on Finance and Enterprise Performance solutions. Ms. Cherry is a graduate of the Yale School of Management’s Executive Leadership Program. She also has a BS in Accounting and master’s in administration.  Ms. Cherry’s true workplace passion is creating a people first culture and she dedicates much of her time to understanding and implementing the practices necessary to do so. She believes people are the greatest asset of any organization.

Dimple Ahluwalia
VP and Managing Partner, Security Consulting & Systems Integration, IBM

With nearly 20 years of experience helping clients with their cybersecurity needs, Dimple leads the Consulting and Systems Integration Services business globally for IBM Security. Previously, Dimple was the Global Cybersecurity Managed Services Partner at Ernst & Young (EY). Prior to that role, she served as the Business Information Security Officer (BISO) of IBM Security with the responsibility for managing the business unit’s IT security policy and risks, helping protect systems and data, driving security and privacy by design into their products and services, and supporting enterprise programs for cyber threat detection, incident response and compliance. She has held various security roles over the years at IBM, including leading a global team of solution design architects, managing the North America security consulting and systems integration business, conceiving a company-wide program for secure engineering and product security incident response for their products, and running a customer support organization. Dimple earned a master’s degree in international business transactions and a bachelor’s degree in marketing from George Mason University. Dimple is passionate about promoting diversity in the cybersecurity industry. At IBM, she has held leadership roles for initiatives aimed at promoting women in security and driving diversity in technical roles. She continues to mentor several women who are at different stages of their career in security and has supported a global program dedicated to educating middle school and high school girls about cybersecurity.

Christine Burkette
Chief Executive Officer, Promising Integration Consulting Firm, Inc. (PICF Inc.)

Over the past 12 years, Christine has worked in fortune 500 companies from General Motors to ProQuest in the role of Corporate Trainer, Senior IT Project Manager, IT Consultant and Business Strategist. As the former CIO of Detroit Public Schools Community District, while managing clients for her company, Christine prides herself on setting an example of what can be accomplished when you are a black woman working in a field usually dominated by men, with over 15 years’ experience in the IT industry. Her background in technology ranges from software development, large scale deployment, infrastructure design and implementation, data center management, innovative technology solutions, IOS integration, disaster recovery, biometrics, to SQL/cloud server. PICF, Inc. services range from K12 online learning to cyber security. Her client’s range K12 school districts, colleges, healthcare companies, small startup companies, athletes with individual product lines to federal contracts.  Christine is the CEO of Promising Integration Consulting Firm, Inc. (PICF Inc.), a black women owned IT consulting firm, and CEO and inventor of The 5F’s to Love, LLC. relationship compatibility app and lifestyle brand.

Sam Jamison
Senior Manager, EY

Sam Jamison is a Senior Manager consultant at EY based out of the Greater Washington DC area. Sam currently supports EY’s Government and Public Sector (GPS) practice where he co-leads the EY Federal Supply Chain Risk Management (SCRM) solution capability. This involves establishing the programmatic and technical infrastructure needed to support clients with their SCRM and Third Party Risk Management (TPRM) needs.
Sam has more than 15 years of IT program management experience in IT risk management, enterprise risk management, program risk management, project management and delivery on system integration projects. Sam manages federal third-party risk management programs, assessing in-place controls to mitigate risks from both suppliers and services.
Prior to joining EY back in 2013, Sam worked at Deloitte within their Government and Public Sector Practice and prior to Deloitte was in the industry supporting a Consumer Packaged Goods Company’s IT organization for 7.5 years.

Marvin Muhumuza
Senior Manager, Cotton & Company

Marvin Muhumuza directs, manages, and serves in information assurance and cybersecurity capacity for financial statement audits conducted in accordance with Government Auditing Standards. He is experienced in applying applicable Office of Management and Budget (OMB), Government Accountability Office (GAO), National Institute Standards and Technology, and COBIT frameworks and standards. He also has extensive consulting experience for multiple commercial organizations, primarily focusing on risk and internal control assessments, financial system implementation, evaluating agencies for audit readiness, and compliance with internal control standards and generally accepted accounting principles.
Marvin is a Senior Manager consultant at Cotton & Company LLP, currently supporting their assurance practice for federal agencies and commercial clients to help lower the organization’s risks and increase their security posture of information systems environments. He has more than 15 years of diversified consulting experience in information system audits, cybersecurity, enterprise mobility solutions, compliance, and risk management.
Marvin believes that Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in a workplace is non-negotiable in the 21st Century. He is a member and former board member of ISACA- DC Chapter (GWDC). He holds a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Johns Hopkins University; CISA, CDPSE, CMMC-RP, and ITIL Certifications.

Sophia Carlton
Fraud & Financial Crimes Manager, Accenture

Sophia is a Manager in Accenture’s Fraud & Financial Crimes consulting practice, specializing in fraud strategy, fraud risk and maturity assessments, and fraud prevention solutions. She has spent the last 6+ years helping clients solve their toughest fraud challenges. Throughout her consulting career, she has served as a local, regional and national lead of LGBTQ+ business resource groups with a focus on providing personal and professional development opportunities for LGBTQ+ employees and allies and leading initiatives to enhance LGBTQ+ equality in the workplace and beyond.  Sophia is a recognized and award-winning thought leader; winning two author awards and contributing as a lead author in the development of fraud risk management guidance used both in government and in the private sector. Sophia is a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) and holds a M.S. in Accounting from James Madison University.

Additional Details

Specific Instructions:

  • Group Internet-Based. Zoom link delivered with registration.
  • Prior to the event, participants must install the Zoom app on their respective devices. Participants using the web-based Zoom or calling via the phone may not be entitled to CPE credits.
  • Participants must respond to all the poll questions via the Zoom polling feature or chat log in order to receive NASBA CPE credits.
  • ISACA Greater Washington, D.C. will not be responsible for the participant’s inability to respond to the polls.


Any presentations made available by the presenters will be emailed to the event participants.  


Sponsor this Event:

If your organization is interested in being an event sponsor, visit the Chapter Sponsorship page and review the prospectus of sponsorship opportunities.  The page also provides instructions on becoming an event or annual sponsor.  


Cancellation and Refund Policy: 

Cancellation and refund for advance registrations is allowed if cancellations are submitted through the registration system. Refunds vary depending on the date of cancellation. See ISACA GWDC Event Policies for details.

If ISACA GWDC cancels the event, all registrants will be notified as soon as possible through email at the email address provided during registration. Full refunds will be provided.

CPE Information

Earn up to 2 Continuing Professional Education (CPE) credit in the area of Information Technology. The ISACA® Greater Washington, D.C. is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: www.NASBARegistry.org


CPE Distribution and Evaluation Survey:

CPEs will be distributed via e-mail along with the event evaluation survey after the completion of the event. Attendees must be present the full day and respond to polling questions to receive full CPE credit.


CPE-Related Details:

  • Prerequisites and Advance Preparation: None
  • Program Knowledge Level: Basic
  • Delivery Method:  Group Internet based
  • Field of Study:  Information Technology - Technical

Complaint Policy:

The GWDC welcomes your comments, complaints, suggestions, questions, and other feedback concerning our website information and services. All complaints should be directed to the Associate Director of Registrations at registrations@isaca-gwdc.org.


February 3, 2022
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm EST


Virtual Event


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