Nina is a dynamic professional educator and innovator, with a 20-year career in technical education. As the ‘Cybersecurity Program Manager’, she oversees the Small Business Cybersecurity Program as well as several other SBDC cybersecurity programs. Nina has been a key player in projects funded by organizations such as the National Science Foundation and the National Center for Academic Excellence in Cybersecurity Education. Demonstrating an unwavering commitment to workforce development in cybersecurity, Nina recently served as the Program Manager for two CAE grants with the UCCS Cybersecurity Program Office, contributed to the creation of cybersecurity curriculum for high school teachers, and played a pivotal role as a Program Manager for the Cyber READY program at Prince George’s Community College. Her multifaceted experiences underscore Nina’s impact at the intersection of education, entrepreneurship, and cutting-edge technologies.