Diversity in Intelligence and Security: More than just an Asset [ASIS Webinar]

When:  Jan 31, 2023 from 12:30 to 13:30 (ET)

Diversity in intelligence and security is not just a benefit, it's a necessity. Building a team of people with diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives are crucial to understanding the complex world that we live in and the risks and opportunities for businesses. This webinar addresses the need for corporate security and intelligence functions to foster genuine and sustainable diversity, from recruitment, to hiring, to leadership development and promotion. It will include a discussion on best practices for promoting diversity, with lessons learned from a private-sector intelligence provider that has built a global team that prides itself on its diversity in thought, skill and perspective.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion, participants will be able to:

  • Understand diversity in the context of building effective intelligence and security teams. 
  • Discuss lessons learned a private sector risk and intelligence provider with a global team. 
  • Identify best practices for fostering diversity in recruitment, hiring and leadership development


Iman Elbanna
Client Relations Manager
Emergent Risk International

Iman joined ERI in June 2015 as the company’s first full-time employee. She works directly with clients to help them get the most out of ERI’s products and services. In addition to her role as Manager of Client Relations, she leads our coverage of the Middle East and North Africa. She holds a BA in International Relations & Global Studies from the University of Texas at Austin and recently completed her MA in Middle East Studies at George Washington University. Though based in the DC area, Iman is a transplant from Dallas and still loyally roots for Dallas sports teams – especially the Mavericks and Cowboys.

*Note:  Speakers and content are subject to change without notice.

Credit Information

Completion of this webinar is eligible for 1 CPE credit. CPE credits for ASIS-sponsored webinars will be updated in your user profile within 48 hours of completion. Self-reporting of CPE credits is not required.