Membership Benefits

Fostering Personal and Professional Growth

Expand your network within the U.S. defense and security arena by connecting with WID. Our primary focus lies in skill enhancement, relationship cultivation, leadership growth, and career advancement. Our community is nationwide and includes individuals from various industries and defense organizations. We proudly represent every branch of the U.S. Armed Forces, government agencies, academia, think tanks, associations, and professional services.

Professional Growth

Members can access a business environment that fosters professional growth through strategic networking, education, and career development.

Affiliation with NDIA

Membership provides access to NDIA’s collaborative community, promoting best practices, policy, and technology for national security.

Engagement Opportunities

Members benefit from increased engagement opportunities, professional contacts, and informative programs through NDIA affiliation.

Education Programs

Members can participate in national and chapter education programs, enhancing their knowledge and skills in the defense and security sectors.

Leadership Development

Women In Defense offers a platform for developing leadership skills and providing members with the tools they need to advance in their careers.

Mentoring Opportunities

Members have the chance to engage in mentoring relationships, gaining insights and guidance from experienced professionals in the fields.

Scholarship Programs

Through programs like HORIZONS, scholarships are offered to women pursuing education objectives and careers in defense.

Community Involvement

Members can engage more deeply through local chapter participation, networking events, and community service initiatives.

Recognition of Achievements

Women In Defense recognizes academic achievements in STEM fields and celebrates the success of women in defense and national security-related professions.

Contributions to Well-being

Members can actively serve organizations and causes that support the well-being of the defense community and promote volunteerism.

Become a Member

Connect with like-minded individuals, access exclusive events, educational programs, and resources, and contribute to the advancement of women in defense and national security.
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Take the First Step

Become a part of Women In Defense today and embark on a journey of growth, leadership, and making a positive impact. Together, we can shape a more inclusive and successful future for all.