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.

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LEADERSHIP

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

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NETWORKING

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

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SCHOLARSHIPS

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

WID San Diego Summer Fundraising Event
July 11, 2017

Join WID San Diego as we learn about our past to inspire our future! Our annual Summer Fundraising Event will be hosted this year at the Women’s Museum of California, providing a unique opportunity to celebrate and honor the heroines who fought for and protected our freedom at the “Heroines in Arms: Women of the American Military” exhibit.

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Latest News


Women In Defense HORIZONS Scholarships Now Being Accepted

Women In Defense National is now accepting applications for the HORIZONS Scholarship program for the 2017-2018 Academic Year. View more.


WID Symposium 2017: Advancing Together

The San Diego Chapter of Women in Defense (WID) held its annual symposium at Liberty Station to celebrate Women’s History Month and the accomplishments of women serving in uniform and throughout the Department of Defense, March 22. View more.


Congratulations to our VP Rebecca Unetic

Rebecca was recently selected as a “Young AFCEA 40 Under 40 Award” winner by the Young AFCEAN Advisory Council. She will be recognized at the AFCEA’s Defensive Cyber Operations Symposium (DCOS) at the Baltimore Convention Center at a luncheon on June 14. View more.

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Jennifer Acevedo
Corporate Admin Officer, SPAWAR

Meet Jennifer Acevedo! As the Corporate Admin Officer, she supports SPAWAR through the establishment of police, guidance, and oversight for administrative functions such as records management, directives and forms management, and correspondence administration.

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