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

WID Symposium 2018
August 22, 2018

Come join WID San Diego for our 2018 Symposium. We will be featuring guest speakers Ms. Jane Rathbun, Ms. Ruth Youngs Lew, and Ms. Deanna Ryals.

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WID San Diego Annual Meeting
October 2018

More details to come soon!

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Latest News

WID Summer Fundraising Event 2017

Check out images from our summer event, held at the Women’s Museum of California at Liberty Station. Attendees got to experience the “Heroines in Arms: Women of the American Military” exhibit and bid on silent auction items to help raise money for students working towards a career in defense and national security. View more.

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.

Member Spotlight
Wendi Sekach
Assistant Program Manager for MTC2, PMW 150

Meet Wendi Sekach! She supports the Maritime Tactical Command & Control (MTC2) Program in PMW 150 as the Assistant Program Manager.

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