- Barbara Haines
Founded: 2003 |Washington, DC
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.
- Karen Fray
Founded: 2009 |Orlando, FL
Women In Defense Central Florida Chapter (WID CFL) is proud to be the fourteenth sanctioned chapter in the United States. Encompassing the entire state of Florida, it is among the fastest growing chapters of Women In Defense.
- Rachel Potts
Founded: 2002 |Lexington Park, MD
The Chesapeake Bay Chapter, in the Southern Maryland area, was founded August 29, 2002. It was the third WID chapter in the current chapter form. The chapter centers around the Patuxent River Naval Air Station, Lexington Park, Md. Leadership.
- Debbi Gray
Founded: 2016 |Jacksonville, FL
The Women In Defense First Coast Chapter (WID FC) serves members in the Tri-Base area of Northeast Florida, both women and men, whose professional activities relate to national security. As of Spring, 2016. WID First Coast became official on March 1, 2016!
- Annette Wright
Founded: 2015 |Atlanta, GA
Members of this non-profit National Security organization, inclusive of men and women, share interests in fields related to the security and defense of the State of Georgia and the United States.
Greater Boston Chapter
- Amie Cafferty
Founded: 2017 |Boston, MA
As the newest Women in Defense chapter, the WID Greater Boston Chapter (GBC) provides opportunities throughout the year for its members to meet, learn, and grow. WID-GBC provides development and mentorship 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.
- Luanne Houck
Founded: 2006 |Frederick, MD
The Greater Frederick Chapter of Women in Defense (WID-GFC) is to provide networking and professional development opportunities to promote the role of women in national defense and security, to support military service members, and to encourage partnerships between the local community and military bases such as Fort Detrick. Our local chapter will provide a forum for individuals in Frederick and nearby areas such as the I-270 corridor between Frederick and Rockville, the I-70 corridor between Frederick and Baltimore, and the Columbia, Maryland area.
- Maria Herbert
Founded: 2010 |Norfolk, VA
Women In Defense Greater Hampton Roads (WIDGHR), encourages women and men across the Greater Hampton Roads region who are engaged in national defense and security contracting. WIDGHR enables its membership to network with colleagues in various industries, expand their professional knowledge, and further their careers advancement and business growth.
- Carol Marinello
Founded: 2012 |Los Angeles, CA
Women In Defense Greater Los Angeles Chapter (WID-GLAC) is the 18th chapter of Women In Defense (WID), a national security organization affiliated with NDIA, which cultivates and supports the advancement and recognition of women in all aspects of national security. WID-GLAC was founded October 2012 to support members in Los Angeles, Orange County, and surrounding areas.
- Katie Kasper
Founded: 2013 |Dayton, OH
The Greater Ohio Valley Chapter of Women In Defense (WID) was created in August 2013. The Greater Ohio Valley region has a prominent defense footprint and strong ties to Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, creating both the need and opportunity for professional development in the national security arena.