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1/23/2019 ARLINGTON, VA – Thousands of dollars in funding await the latest class of candidates for the 2019-20 Horizons Scholarship, Women In Defense announces as the nonprofit organization supporting women in national security careers prepares to take applicants for the awards. Beginning Feb. 1, eligible women may submit their bids for endowments that will help them pursue education on the path to a career in defense or national security. Application packages must be postmarked no later than March 15. “We are excited to help ... Read more

WID San Diego Holiday Mixer happening soon!

All are invited!Join us at Vom Fass (1050 University Ave) December 4th  from 4:30 to 7:00We'll be offering wine, liqueur tastings, and heavy appetizers.$20 for members and $25 for non-members if you register online before December 3rd. Read more

2018 WID San Diego Annual Meeting and Networking Event

What's Next at WID San Diego?   2018 WID San Diego Annual Meeting and Networking Event After you enjoy the NDIA San Diego Fall Defense and Industry Forum, come join WID San Diego at Glampisphere for our annual meeting and networking event.Where: 4673 30th StreetWhen: 5:30 on the 24th of October. The event includes one drink ticket and light appetizers, plus a cash bar.Not a member? No problem. Come learn about the WID San Diego Chapter, and how it can help you to succeed.Register here. Get your ... Read more

Sponsorship Opportunities

 WID San Diego hosts several events throughout the year that cultivate and support the advancement and recognition of women in all aspects of national security. We are reaching out to see if your company is interested ... Read more

Women’s 5th Anniversary Appreciation Event – Celebrating Women in AFCEA

Women In AFCEA is having its 5th Annual Women's Appreciation event during AFCEA West on Wednesday, February 7 from 4:00-6:00pm. This is a free event to attend and our opportunity to celebrate women who work within the defense industry at both a local and national level. As you can see our Keynote speaker for the event is Rear Admiral Danelle Barrett, USN.  It promises to be a great opportunity to network with local & national leaders within the defense industry and ... Read more

WID Holiday Mixer

Please join us at the Women in Defense San Diego Holiday Mixer on December 12th from 5:00 to 7:00 pm. We will be meeting at Vom Fass for networking; wine; appetizers; and unlimited tasting of liquors, oils, and vinegars. In addition, attendees will receive a 10% discount on purchases. Finally, one lucky attendee will win a ticket to the WID San Diego Symposium in March 2018.  Tickets are $25 for members and $30 for nonmembers.  Vom Fass is located at 1050 University Avenue, ... Read more

WID Summer Fundraising Event 2017

Check out images from the WID Summer Fundraising event. The event was 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 raise money for deserving students working towards careers in defense and national security. Read 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. Eligible candidates for the scholarship are females currently enrolled at an accredited university or college, either full-time or part- time, who demonstrate interest in pursuing a career related to national security or defense. Candidates should be either currently enrolled graduate students or undergraduate students who have completed at least 60 credits toward their undergraduate degree. Additional requirements and application information can be ... Read more

WID Symposium 2017

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. For the full article by SPAWAR PAO click here. Check out photos from the WID 2017 Symposium below: Read 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. The Young AFCEA 40 Under 40 Award is given to 40 individuals ages 40 and under for their significant contributions in a technical STEM field by providing innovation, thought leadership, and support to their client or organization using information ... Read more
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