Welcome to Women In Defense (WID) San Diego
the organization for women working in the area of national defense to learn from, inspire, and support each other.



We are a non-profit organization run entirely by a network of dedicated volunteers. Working together, we promote connections and build relationships.



We produce meaningful professional development and networking events that provide members with opportunities to learn, grow, and feel energized about their career.



We support women who are working toward careers in defense and national security by offering two scholarship programs.

Build the personal and professional network that will
help you achieve your biggest career goals.

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Upcoming Events

“Roll” Into the New Year Networking Event
February 7, 2017

Join us at the MCRD Bowling Alley to “roll” in the new year at our bowling/networking event. Your ticket includes a drink ticket for a beer or wine and pizza. Teams will be assigned at random to ensure you all get a chance to meet and talk to someone new.

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Latest News

Women In Defense San Diego Awards Inaugural Plankowner Award at Annual Meeting

Women In Defense (WID) San Diego awarded Georgia Griffiths, president and chief executive officer of G2 Software Systems, the inaugural WID San Diego Plankowner Award at the annual meeting and networking event on October 12. View more.

WID Annual Meeting 2016 Photos

Check out images from the WID Annual Meeting 2016 event. Attendees got to hear from WID San Diego’s first ever Plankowner Award recipient Georgia Griffiths and Col Bobbi Shea the Commanding Officer of I Marine Expeditionary Force Headquarters Group. View more.

Member Spotlight
Amy Ruzauskas
Assistant Program Manager for CBSP

Meet Amy! As the Assistant Program Manager for the Commercial Broadband Satellite Program within PMW/A 170, she is responsible for procuring and installing terminals aboard Navy ships for communication on commercial links. She manages the cost, schedule and performance for the system that provides complete end-to-end communications for sailors and augments Military Satellite Communications.

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