About Us

Who We Are

The Women In Defense Capital Chapter (WID-DC) supports more than 600 members across the National Capital Region and provides opportunities throughout the year, and around the region, for its members to meet, learn, and grow. WID-DC provides development, mentorship, and scholarship opportunities that ensure America’s future has a vanguard of talented and devoted women serving our national security mission in government, private, and national community service positions.

We are a community of powerful women supporting the defense and national security industries.


What We Do

The WID Capital Chapter has various strategic objectives:

  • Engage with our 350+ members through messaging and events on critical national security issues
  • Host informal networking events, professional development opportunities, and substantive panel discussions, among other opportunities
  • Support women in defense in a variety of ways, including by supporting the WID Scholar program and mentoring young women interested in careers in national security

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