Zinet Kemal, is an immigrant from Ethiopia, a mother of four, a career changer from the legal field, a multi-award-winning cybersecurity advocate, a TEDx speaker, LinkedIn Learning instructor, & 3x published award-winning children’s book author.

Zinet is a Georgia Tech University graduate with a M.S. degree in Cybersecurity. She earned a B.S. degree in Computer Science and LLB degree in Law. She currently works for a Fortune 500 organization as a Cloud Security Engineer. Her children’s books, 'Proud in Her Hijab', champions girls’ empowerment, and “Oh, No … Hacked Again!” teaches children about the importance of online safety and sparks interest in young readers to consider cybersecurity as an exciting meaningful career option. ‘See Yourself in Cybersecurity’ an international Amazon #1 bestseller and a two times award winner for middle and high schoolers, highlighting the various cybersecurity careers that await the next generation of trailblazers. Through her words, Zinet empowers young minds to envision themselves as the cyber heroes of tomorrow.


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