Born and raised in Brooklyn, New York, Jihana Barrett has pushed her career in intelligence and cybersecurity to the limits.
Beginning her career in the United States Air Force, Jihana was quickly promoted to Staff Sergeant. During this time, she pursued a career in tech. After obtaining her Associates degree, she later completed her Bachelors and Masters degrees in Cybersecurity and acquired both her Security+ and Certified Ethical Hacker certifications (CEH) at the University of Maryland University College.
Following her separation from the military, Jihana received her Masters degree in Cyber and Information Security from Capitol Technology University.
Currently, Jihana is a Senior Threat Vulnerability analyst at one of the country’s largest telecommunications corporations. After many years of education and research, Jihana has developed a passion for excellence within her field—and encouraging up and coming women in tech to pursue their dreams in the industry through her organization, Tech Sorority.