Dakota State University
Dr. Ashley Podhradsky is an award-winning associate professor of Digital Forensics at Dakota State University in Madison, South Dakota. In addition to her professor role, she also has administrative responsibilities as the coordinator of the Masters of Science in Cyber Defense at DSU. Ashley has been an invited speaker at several events and universities including The Pennsylvania State University, Bureau of Justice Affairs, Women in CyberSecurity, InfraGard and DePaul University among others. Her research and work has been published and highlighted in several leading conferences, journals, radio programs, newscasts, and webisodes. In addition to her academic and professional work, she has a strong passion for increasing gender diverstiy in cybersecurity. She is the PI and Camp Director for GenCyber: Girls in CybHER Security, a program sponsored by the NSA. Ashley was the recipient of the EmBe 2017 “Young Woman of Achievement”, and is a New America Cybersecurity Fellow.
Keywords: CybHER, CyberSecurity, GenCyber, Digital Forensics