Who We Are

Empowering Women in National Security

Women In Defense Michigan, an Affiliate of NDIA, is an organization dedicated to empowering and advancing women across all dimensions of national security.

Deepen your connections within the U.S. defense and security arena with WID. We focus on enhancing skills, cultivating relationships, fostering leadership growth, and propelling careers forward. Our community spans the country, encompassing individuals from industries and defense organizations of all sizes. We proudly represent all branches of the U.S. Armed Forces, government agencies, academia, think tanks, associations, and professional services.

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Bridging Current and Future Thought Leaders

We stand as a bridge between current and future thought leaders in the defense and security sectors. Through a range of initiatives such as National and Chapter educational programs, awards, scholarships, and collaborative efforts in WOSB (Women-Owned Small Business) and STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics), we provide a business environment conducive to professional growth.

Fostering a Diverse Workforce

Our purpose is clear: to foster a diverse national security workforce armed with knowledge, leadership acumen, and connections that enable us to serve our nation to the best of our abilities. With a focus on skill development, relationship building, and career advancement, Women In Defense is committed to propelling the defense and security sectors forward while celebrating the invaluable contributions of women at every level.

Join Our Empowering Community

Are you ready to be a part of a dynamic community that is driving positive change in the national security landscape? Join Women In Defense today and unlock a world of opportunities for professional growth, networking, and meaningful impact.