Dr. Ashley Podhradsky

Dr. Ashley Podhradsky

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Co-Founder of a program to introduce middle school girls to cybersecurity called CybHER.

Dr. Ashley Podhradsky

"Having mentors in your discipline is very important, so I look outside to other women who are leading the way in different areas. I think one of the things everyone needs is mentors and different mentors in different areas who can help you grow and advance who you are."

Make an impact! #IfThenSheCan ambassador Dr Ashley Podhradsky is an Associate Dean and Professor of Digital Forensics in the Beacom College of Computer and Cyber Sciences at Dakota State University. Dr. Podhradsky has a passion for sharing her excitement and vast cybersecurity and forensic knowledge with current and future cybersecurity professionals. During her career she wanted to get more women involved in cybersecurity, so she started working with middle school girls! By co-founding CybHER, she has impacted over 20,000 girls and has seen change happen.

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