• Connecting, Supporting, Collaborating and Inspiring

    Women in Security across Australia and Abroad

  • Our Aims

    Whether you are a security professional with years of experience or a student interested in pursuing a career in security, there is something for you in this group.

    Connecting women in security across Australia & abroad.

    Supporting women already within the security industry to stay and grow.

    Collaborating on common projects across Australia and abroad

    Inspiring the next generation and those interested, to pursue a career in security

  • What We Do

    Making a difference in the world the needs better security


    Meet locally, nationally or abroad

    Meet and connect with your local security community.

    Increase your connections both nationally and abroad. AWSN is part of WISECRA an international alliance of other women in security groups across 22 other countries


    Mentoring and Grad support

    Mentoring - Find a mentor or be mentored to help with your career or personal development.

    Grad Support - We help support our female grads to continue in security


    Join a Focus group

    We aim to influence and change the security community. We are from many different industries and domains of security.

    Help us by joining one of our focus groups.

    - Go Girl for IT - getting high school girls interested in pursuing a job in Security


    Providing Role Models

    Everyone needs someone to look up to. We aim to inspire this generation and the next to pursue and stay in a career in security.

    We do this through talks, publishing articles/books and our security job profile project.

    If you are a school or an organisation looking for speakers, then please contact us today

  • The Blog

    Thoughts and projects


    Visit our official blog:


    All Posts
  • What's next?

    Join us, its free!

    We have members in Canberra, Melbourne, Sydney, Perth and Brisbane


    Find out more about our networking events and projects in your local chapter








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  • Upcoming Events

    Contact us for more information on one of our events