Women In Defense is a Community of Professionals.

WID traces its roots to 1979 when a group of women saw the need for women in the defense industry and military to have a network to expand their knowledge of national security issues and the defense community. Membership in WID is open to women whose primary professional activities relate to national security. Members are typically from defense companies and other businesses, both small and large; all branches of the U.S. Armed Forces, plus federal government agencies; and academia, associations, and professional services. Annual membership dues are $40. Membership dues for government members remain free for one year.

Discover more about the WID National Chapter here.

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Member Value

  • Access to a broad, geographically and professionally diverse network that can provide advice and recommendations to women in all phases of career development and transition
  • Opportunities to coach and mentor the next generation of women defense professionals, creating the critical diversity that will strengthen the Nation’s competitive advantage in defense.

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