Security LeadHER

June 12-13, 2023 | Nashville, Tennessee


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Introducing LeadHER

Join us in Nashville, June 12-13, 2023, for Security LeadHER, a day-and-half event presented by ASIS International and the Security Industry Association and dedicated to the advancement of women in the global security industry.

Born of a need to effect change and create a more enriching and inclusive security community, Security LeadHER will connect you with impactful keynotes, lively networking, small group breakouts and many opportunities to help you develop your security leadership skills and grow your tribe! Simply put, this is the event for Security LeadHERs – present and future!

What to Expect

  • An inclusive, empowering and welcoming environment
  • Engaging opportunities to connect and collaborate
  • Curated education and networking events
  • Fresh ideas and proven techniques
  • Meaningful representation in the security sector

No Limits!

Security LeadHER welcomes individuals of all backgrounds and genders. If you support our mission of advancing women in the global security industry, then this event is for you!

Book Your Hotel Room Now! Deadline: May 26!

The deadline to book your Security LeadHER lodging at our discounted rate is only good through May 26, 2023. Reserve your room today!

What We Have Planned

Behind-the-Scenes Security Tour

Register for the Security LeadHER conference before May 10 and you’ll also have the opportunity to be one of 30 people* to get access to a free behind-the-scenes security tour of the famed Ryman Auditorium.

*All paid registrants by midnight ET on May 10 will be notified by email when we release the 30 tickets to the Ryman Auditorium security tour. Tickets for that tour will then be available on a first come, first served basis by those responding to the email notification.


What We’re Looking Forward To


Day One | Monday, June 12, 2023

  • 11:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Registration Open
  • 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Ryman Auditorium Behind-the-Scenes Security Tour (Registration closed)
  • 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. – National Museum of African American Music Tour
    (Click to pre-register)
  • 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. – Women’s Self-Defense Class Session 1
    (Click to pre-register
  • 3:30 – 4:30 p.m. – Women’s Self-Defense Class Session 2
    (Click to pre-register)
  • 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Networking Reception at Johnny Cash’s Bar & BBQ 


Day Two | Tuesday, June 13, 2023
  • 6:30 a.m. – Early Risers Walk and Run Club (John Seigenthaler Pedestrian Bridge)
  • 7:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Registration
  • 7:30 a.m. – 8:45 a.m. Continental Breakfast
  • 8:45 a.m. – 9:45 a.m. Opening General Session with Keynote Eliza VanCort
  • 9:45 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Networking Break
  • 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
    • Leadership Track: The Art of Saying No
    • Security & Innovation Track: Corporate and Individual Strategies to Assess Virtual Threats and Harassment
  • 11:00 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. Networking Break
  • 11:15 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.
    • Leadership Track: How to Eliminate Unconscious Bias Against Ourselves as Women in the Security Industry 
    • Security & Innovation Track: Become Stealth Online: Anonymize Your Digital Footprint for Online Security 
  • 11:45 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Lunch
  • 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
    • Leadership Track: Perfectionism: The Internal Glass Ceiling Sabotaging Career Advancement
    • Security & Innovation Track: Defending Data in the Cloud 
  • 2:00 p.m. – 2:15 p.m. Networking Break
  • 2:15 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.
    • Leadership Track:  Lead by Influence: Drive Results by Inspiring Change 
    • Security & Innovation Track: Women in Security: The Science of Sex and Its Impact on the Industry
  • 2:45 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Networking Break
  • 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Closing General Session with Keynote Charity Blackwell



ASIS International and SIA members save $100 on registration.

Bring your team and save!

Save 20% when registering 3 or more team members and 30% if you’re registering 5 or more!





Space is limited! Register early to guarantee your seat at our first-ever event!

Registration cancellations in advance of June 1 will receive a 50% refund of your paid registration fee. No refunds will be given after May 31. If you are unable to attend the event due to illness, we will allow your registration fees to be applied to the 2024 event.

Hilton Nashville Downtown

121 Fourth Avenue South
Nashville, Tennessee, 37201, USA

The Security LeadHER Conference will be held at the Hilton Nashville Downtown in Nashville, TN.  The hotel is in the heart of Nashville and a few blocks away from Broadway's honky-tonks and the Country Music Hall of Fame.

We encourage you to make hotel reservations at the official conference host hotel. The hotel will accept reservations at the reduced conference rate on a space-available basis until the cut-off date. Reservations made after the cut-off date will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis at the nearest available rate. Applied to the room charge will be state and local taxes. Reservations must be guaranteed with a major credit card at the time of reservation. 

Hilton Nashville Downtown

Rooms are available in the discounted Security LeadHER room block for Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday nights. Selecting dates other than these nights may return an error on your room search. The discounted hotel room block expires May 26, 2023.


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Security LeadHER

June 12-13, 2023 | Nashville, Tennessee