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Women In Defense Empowering each other through strategic networking and professional development. Growing our replacements through coaching, mentoring and scholarships.

A proud affiliate of the National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA), WID provides women with a formal environment for professional growth through strategic networking, education, and professional development, and creates educational, coaching, and mentoring opportunities to encourage and enable young women to pursue STEM careers in support of National Defense.

Mission: Provide women with a formal environment for professional growth through strategic networking, education, and professional development Create educational, coaching, and mentoring opportunities to encourage and enable young women to pursue STEM careers in support of National Defense

Wishing you all a very safe and happy holiday from all of us at WID!
12/25/2020

Wishing you all a very safe and happy holiday from all of us at WID!

Join NDIA's New England on December 2-3rd for a virtual event connecting #NAVSEA, #NAVAIR & #DHS Program Managers to sma...
11/26/2020

Join NDIA's New England on December 2-3rd for a virtual event connecting #NAVSEA, #NAVAIR & #DHS Program Managers to small businesses to discuss upcoming solicitations during this free #innovation virtual event! For more info & to register, please visit https://bit.ly/NEDecVirtual20

Wishing you and your family a Happy Thanksgiving from all of us at WID.
11/26/2020

Wishing you and your family a Happy Thanksgiving from all of us at WID.

Join NDIA's New England on December 2-3rd for a virtual event connecting #NAVSEA, #NAVAIR & #DHS Program Managers to sma...
11/19/2020

Join NDIA's New England on December 2-3rd for a virtual event connecting #NAVSEA, #NAVAIR & #DHS Program Managers to small businesses to discuss upcoming solicitations during this free #innovation virtual event! For more info & to register, please visit https://bit.ly/NEDecVirtual20

The DCMA Commercial Item Group (CIG) is seeking non-traditional and traditional defense contractors who would like to ha...
11/18/2020

The DCMA Commercial Item Group (CIG) is seeking non-traditional and traditional defense contractors who would like to have a Commercial Item Determination issued for their product(s). Please follow link for more info: https://bit.ly/38UpGcA

"I think of a hero as someone who understands the degree of responsibility that comes with…freedom." --Bob Dylan. We hon...
11/11/2020

"I think of a hero as someone who understands the degree of responsibility that comes with…freedom." --Bob Dylan. We honor all those serving and who have served our great Nation, who embrace the responsibility of our freedom. Happy Veterans Day from all of us at WID.

Join us on November 17 from 4:00-6:00 pm EST for a conversation with women leaders from across the defense space to lear...
11/05/2020
Women Defending our Nation

Join us on November 17 from 4:00-6:00 pm EST for a conversation with women leaders from across the defense space to learn how women service members can transition into a career in defense, and why they should especially consider in-demand tech positions. REGISTER TODAY #veterans #womenintech https://www.boozallen.com/e/event/women-defending-our-nation.html

Gretchen Idsinga, the Immediate Past Chair of WID's National Council, will join executives from Booz Allen Hamilton, Military Women’s Memorial], and the United States Congress to discuss the vital role women veterans play in our national defense after they leave active duty. Join us for an engaging conversation celebrating Veteran and Military Family Month on November 17. Networking to immediately follow. Register today: https://www.boozallen.com/e/event/women-defending-our-nation.html

A conversation with women leaders from across the defense on how women service members can transition into a civilian career in defense.

Bring your Resume! Raytheon, BAE, Flex Professionals, and Draper will be hosting networking breakout sessions at our upc...
10/20/2020

Bring your Resume! Raytheon, BAE, Flex Professionals, and Draper will be hosting networking breakout sessions at our upcoming event, Taking More Risk. The virtual networking sessions will follow the panel discussion. Visit lnkd.in/eVw8DdR to learn more! #IAMWID

WID CC Power Hour Webinar is on Oct 14 with a focus on workforce challenges due to COVID. Mark your calendar & join the ...
10/06/2020

WID CC Power Hour Webinar is on Oct 14 with a focus on workforce challenges due to COVID. Mark your calendar & join the session here: https://ringcentr.al/2HZHGXr #IAMWID

Missed WID Virtual Leadership Symposium? Between now & October 9, WID is offering a registration option that delivers ac...
10/06/2020

Missed WID Virtual Leadership Symposium? Between now & October 9, WID is offering a registration option that delivers access to on-demand materials to view recorded sessions from the Leadership Symposium. Get it here: http://bit.ly/WIDvLS20OnDemand #WIDvLS20 #IAMWID

Missed WID Virtual Leadership Symposium? Between now & October 9, WID is offering a registration option that delivers ac...
09/29/2020

Missed WID Virtual Leadership Symposium? Between now & October 9, WID is offering a registration option that delivers access to on-demand materials to view recorded sessions from the Leadership Symposium. Get it here: http://bit.ly/WIDvLS20OnDemand #WIDvLS20 #IAMWID

Please join WID’s Liberty Chapter for their 3rd webinar in the Liberty WID webinar series! They will discuss COVID-19’s ...
09/28/2020

Please join WID’s Liberty Chapter for their 3rd webinar in the Liberty WID webinar series! They will discuss COVID-19’s impact in the workplace on Wednesday, September 30th at 12pm in a Microsoft Teams Meeting. Register here: https://bit.ly/3cv4Xvu

Please join WID’s Liberty Chapter for their 3rd webinar in the Liberty WID webinar series! They will discuss COVID-19’s ...
09/25/2020

Please join WID’s Liberty Chapter for their 3rd webinar in the Liberty WID webinar series! They will discuss COVID-19’s impact in the workplace on Wednesday, September 30th at 12pm in a Microsoft Teams Meeting. Register here: https://bit.ly/3cv4Xvu

On September 24 at 2 pm EDT, Corbin Evans, Principal Director of Strategy, will provide NDIA members update on current s...
09/22/2020

On September 24 at 2 pm EDT, Corbin Evans, Principal Director of Strategy, will provide NDIA members update on current status of DoD's Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification "CMMC" program sponsored by Ankura. Register here: http://bit.ly/Sept20CMMC

Missed WID Virtual Leadership Symposium? Between now & October 9, WID is offering a registration option that delivers ac...
09/22/2020

Missed WID Virtual Leadership Symposium? Between now & October 9, WID is offering a registration option that delivers access to on-demand materials to view recorded sessions from the Leadership Symposium. Get it here: http://bit.ly/WIDvLS20OnDemand #WIDvLS20 #IAMWID

On September 24 at 2 pm EDT, Corbin Evans, Principal Director of Strategy, will provide NDIA members update on current s...
09/22/2020

On September 24 at 2 pm EDT, Corbin Evans, Principal Director of Strategy, will provide NDIA members update on current status of DoD's Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification "CMMC" program sponsored by Ankura. Register here: http://bit.ly/Sept20CMMC

WID LA Chapter's Virtual Speaker Series on 9/24 at 5:00 PM PTD featuring Maj Gen Donna D. Shipton with a presentation of...
09/21/2020

WID LA Chapter's Virtual Speaker Series on 9/24 at 5:00 PM PTD featuring Maj Gen Donna D. Shipton with a presentation of her career path, dealing with challenges & the changing world political climate & a brief Q&A will follow after. To register, please RSVP at [email protected]

NDIA’s Regulatory team is having a follow-up to submission of comments with a #Section#889B Overview webinar today from ...
09/17/2020

NDIA’s Regulatory team is having a follow-up to submission of comments with a #Section#889B Overview webinar today from 2:00 - 3:00 pm. There is still time to register! Link here: http://bit.ly/Section889BOverview920

Missed WID Virtual Leadership Symposium? Between now & October 9, WID is offering a registration option that delivers ac...
09/15/2020

Missed WID Virtual Leadership Symposium? Between now & October 9, WID is offering a registration option that delivers access to on-demand materials to view recorded sessions from the Leadership Symposium. Get it here: http://bit.ly/WIDvLS20OnDemand #WIDvLS20 #IAMWID

On September 24 at 2 pm EDT, Corbin Evans, Principal Director of Strategy, will provide NDIA members update on current s...
09/15/2020

On September 24 at 2 pm EDT, Corbin Evans, Principal Director of Strategy, will provide NDIA members update on current status of DoD's Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification "CMMC" program sponsored by Ankura. Register here: http://bit.ly/Sept20CMMC

"We will remember every rescuer who died in honor. We will remember every family that lives in grief. We will remember.....
09/11/2020

"We will remember every rescuer who died in honor. We will remember every family that lives in grief. We will remember..." --George W. Bush #neverforget911

Now Heidi Fleming of Lockheed Martin introduces Gen David Berger, USMC Commandant, as closing keynote speaker for 2020 W...
09/10/2020

Now Heidi Fleming of Lockheed Martin introduces Gen David Berger, USMC Commandant, as closing keynote speaker for 2020 WID Virtual Leadership Symposium. #IAMWID #WIDvLS20

Next up on 2020 WID Virtual Leadership Symposium, viewers are broken up into two workshops: Own Your Power & Impactful C...
09/10/2020

Next up on 2020 WID Virtual Leadership Symposium, viewers are broken up into two workshops: Own Your Power & Impactful Communication & Building Your Brand over on Zoom. See you all there! #IAMWID #WIDvLS20

Claudine Adams from Bravura talks about women in business & why now over at 2020 WID Virtual Leadership Symposium. #WIDv...
09/10/2020

Claudine Adams from Bravura talks about women in business & why now over at 2020 WID Virtual Leadership Symposium. #WIDvLS20 #IAMWID

Next up on 2020 WID Virtual Leadership Symposium, Lightning Talks panel on Leading Change with Elizabeth Porter from Lei...
09/10/2020

Next up on 2020 WID Virtual Leadership Symposium, Lightning Talks panel on Leading Change with Elizabeth Porter from Leidos, Claudine Adams from Bravura, JihFen Lei & Katie Arrington from U.S. Department of Defense. Visit WomeninDefense.net/WIDLeadership for full agenda. #WIDvLS20 #IAMWID

Valerie Hunter of BAE Systems gives sponsor welcome and introduces Janice Glover-Jones of Defense Intelligence Agency as...
09/10/2020

Valerie Hunter of BAE Systems gives sponsor welcome and introduces Janice Glover-Jones of Defense Intelligence Agency as kickoff keynote speaker at 2020 WID Virtual Leadership Symposium. #IAMWID #WIDvLS20

Rachel McCaffrey, Executive Director of WID, and NDIA's President & CEO, Hawk Carlisle, gave opening remarks at first ev...
09/10/2020

Rachel McCaffrey, Executive Director of WID, and NDIA's President & CEO, Hawk Carlisle, gave opening remarks at first ever 2020 WID Virtual Leadership Symposium. #WIDvLS20 #IAMWID

WID Virtual Leadership Symposium 2020 is starting soon! Feel free to visit the virtual Industry Career Expo while you wa...
09/10/2020

WID Virtual Leadership Symposium 2020 is starting soon! Feel free to visit the virtual Industry Career Expo while you wait for opening remarks at 10:45 AM EDT. #IAMWID #WIDvLS20

Please join us for the WID Virtual Leadership Symposium, our first virtual conference, taking place online on Thursday, ...
09/07/2020

Please join us for the WID Virtual Leadership Symposium, our first virtual conference, taking place online on Thursday, September 10. For more info and to register, please visit WomenInDefense.net/WIDLeadership #IAMWID #WIDvLS20 #WIDLeadership20

Please join us for the WID Virtual Leadership Symposium, our first virtual conference, taking place online on Thursday, ...
09/03/2020

Please join us for the WID Virtual Leadership Symposium, our first virtual conference, taking place online on Thursday, September 10. For more info and to register, please visit WomenInDefense.net/WIDLeadership #IAMWID #WIDvLS20 #WIDLeadership20

Please join us for the WID Virtual Leadership Symposium, our first virtual conference, taking place online on Thursday, ...
08/26/2020

Please join us for the WID Virtual Leadership Symposium, our first virtual conference, taking place online on Thursday, September 10. For more info and to register, please visit WomenInDefense.net/WIDLeadership #IAMWID #WIDvLS20 #WIDLeadership20

Please join us for the WID Virtual Leadership Symposium, our first virtual conference, taking place online on Thursday, ...
08/18/2020

Please join us for the WID Virtual Leadership Symposium, our first virtual conference, taking place online on Thursday, September 10. For more info and to register, please visit WomenInDefense.net/WIDLeadership #IAMWID #WIDvLS20 #WIDLeadership20

Next WID Scholars highlight features Kathryn Wesdyk who's currently pursuing a Master’s in Public Policy at Harvard Kenn...
08/14/2020

Next WID Scholars highlight features Kathryn Wesdyk who's currently pursuing a Master’s in Public Policy at Harvard Kennedy School & Priya Balasubramanian who's a 3x scholar recipient & a doctoral student of Cornell University in department of Electrical & Computer Engineering.

Next two WID Scholars highlight features Danyale Kellogg who has interned with DoD, DHS, & several other organizations, ...
08/11/2020

Next two WID Scholars highlight features Danyale Kellogg who has interned with DoD, DHS, & several other organizations, and Kathryn Hill who started in the national security & defense industry by interning at Booz Allen Hamilton in Tampa, FL. Congrats to these two! #IAMWID

Join us virtually for Space Warfighting Industry Forum (SWIF) from August 20 – 21. Don't miss out on this forum discussi...
08/11/2020

Join us virtually for Space Warfighting Industry Forum (SWIF) from August 20 – 21. Don't miss out on this forum discussing domain & command priorities, operational concepts, policy requirements & more. Register today to secure your spot at NDIA.org/SWIF #NDIASWIF

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