ESA Launches “Empowering Women in Technology” Scholarship

Committed to breaking barriers and fostering diversity in the ever-evolving electronic security and life safety technology field, the Electronic Security Association (ESA) has launched the “Women in Technology” Scholarship. Six outstanding women who have shown a curiosity and drive for installing and servicing electronic security technology will be awarded complimentary training and certification programming.     

“We recognize the incredible potential women bring to the industry,” says Jillian Bateman-McIntosh, ESA COO “This isn’t just a financial support to women looking to advance their careers, this is an investment in the future of innovation in our industry. Their unique perspectives can shape tomorrow’s breakthroughs.”    

The ESA National Training School Certified Alarm Technician Certifications are the industry standard for training and preparing today’s fleet of technicians and managers. They align with industry best practices and lend credibility to the certification holder. Candidates undergo a rigorous training and examination process, and achievement demonstrates that an individual has acquired the knowledge and skills required for success in the field.     

The new scholarship program will award three Certified Alarm Technician Level 1 certifications and three Certified Alarm Technician Level 2 certifications to help the selected women advance their careers in electronic security and life safety installation/integration.    

“Supporting women in this industry is not just a matter of fairness – it’s a strategic imperative for the industry,” explains Jillian Bateman-McIntosh. 

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