Cyber Florida and Women in Cybersecurity invite Tampa Bay students and professionals to spend an hour with an outstanding woman in cybersecurity: Brigadier General Tina B. Boyd, USA, Director, Headquarters United States Central Command. A graduate of West Point, the U.S. Army War College, and the Georgia Institute of Technology, BG Boyd will speak about her distinguished work in the field and the challenges and opportunities for women in cybersecurity. The event will be held from 11:30 am to 1:00 pm at the University of South Florida – St. Petersburg Campus University Student Center Ballroom. There is no cost and lunch is included; however, seating is limited and registration is required.
About Brigadier General Boyd
Brigadier General Tina Boyd received her commission as a Signal Officer from the United States Military Academy, West Point, NY. She is a graduate of the U.S. Army War College, Joint Professional Military Education, Joint Combined Warfighter School, NATO Senior Officer Strategic Course, Command and General Staff College, Combined Arms Staff Service School, the Battalion Brigade Signal Officer Course, the Signal Officer Basic and Advanced Courses, and Airborne School.
BG Boyd recently was the Commanding General of the 335th Signal Command (Theater) (Provisional). Her previous assignments include Deputy Commanding General – Cyber, 335th Signal Command (Theater), East Point, Georgia; Chief of Staff for the 335th Signal Command (T); Commander, Joint Enabling Capabilities Command Army Reserve Element, Norfolk, Virginia; Deputy Chief of Staff G-6, 84th Training Command (Unit Readiness), Fort Knox, Kentucky; Deputy Chief of Staff G-6, Great Lakes Division, Fort Sheridan, Illinois; Deputy Chief of Staff G-6, 100th Division, Fort Knox, Kentucky; Garrison S-6, Fort Campbell, Kentucky; S-3, United States Army Forces Command Augmentation Unit, Fort McPherson, Georgia; Battle Command Staff Training Project Manager, 87th Division, Birmingham, Alabama; Executive Officer Current Operations C3, Coalition Forces land Component Command, Camp Doha, Kuwait; Chief Air Defense Signal Officer, G-3, Third Army, Fort McPherson, Georgia; Assistant S-1, Platoon Leader, and Signal Company Executive Officer 11th Air Defense Signal Battalion, Darmstadt, Germany.
Brigadier General Boyd holds a master’s degree in Strategic Studies from the U.S. Army War College, Carlisle Barracks, Pennsylvania; a Master of Business Administration from the Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia; and a Bachelor of Science Degree from the United States Military Academy, West Point, New York.