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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Ballots Released for Voting on the New WID SD Executive Board

Please check your email to obtain URL to ballot.  Voting closes 10 October 2021.

New Board will be sworn in at the “Annual Membership Event & Board Celebration” occurring 13 October 2021.

Call for Nominations Now Closed

Nominations and expressions of interest for open positions on the Board of Directors for Women in Defense (WID) of San Diego Chapter are now closed.

The WID San Diego Executive board consists of President, Vice President, Treasurer, Secretary, and Directors include Events Planning, Sponsorship, Membership, Scholarship, and Marketing. All Directors are voting members and will chair the named committees. Both Executive board and Directors are responsible for serving as visible leaders and spokespersons for WID San Diego, ensuring that committee activities align with strategic priorities, overseeing the fiduciary health of the organization, and recruiting new members. All Board members typically serve a two-year term, beginning in October. All board members will meet monthly, or as needed, to oversee the committees and to plan the activities of the organization.

WID San Diego is committed to celebrate women and men who work in and support National Security. As an organization, WID San Diego seeks participation from people of all identities and abilities, at every stage of career experience, and offers a forum to exchange ideas and knowledge.

Upcoming Events

WID San Diego Chapter: Annual Membership Event & Board Celebration

Wednesday, October 13, 2021 | 4:30 – 7 PM | The Lafayette Hotel

Join us in celebrating the turnover of the Board of Directors at our annual Membership appreciation event.

Registration is free to WID Members and $25 non-members.

To renew or buy WID membership, please go here: Join WID