Cristina Almeida

Co-Founder & President, Women4Cyber Portugal

Cristina Almeida is a Program Manager and UX Consultant for Cybersecurity at Siemens. She has a degree from Estoril Higher Institute for Tourism and Hotel Studies, and a master's degree in International Management from ISCTE Business School. It was during her master's degree that she discovered the world of tech start-ups, where she started working as a Technical Support specialist and became interested in cybersecurity.

In 2021, Cristina was selected for the international leadership program Youth Delegate Program at UNITE 2030, an intense 3-months leadership program to work towards the UN Global Sustainable Development Goals. Later that year, she co-founded Women4Cyber Portugal, a non-profit association whose mission is to promote and support the participation of women in cybersecurity.