Benefits

Benefits Help Your Career, Your Organization

As a Women In Defense Member you can engage with these valuable benefits: 

  • A framework for networking and introductions to make it easier to meet leading defense and national security professionals at the national and local levels
  • Access to Women In Defense's partners, strategic alliances and coalitions
  • Programming and dynamic events that allow you to extend your network, build industry presence and business/technical acumen
  • Business Development opportunities geared towards industry and government outreach through local procurement conferences, technical roundtables, and social events
  • Educational and professional development opportunities designed with the time constraints of busy professionals in mind
  • A local chapter (no additional dues) to multiply your contacts, expand your knowledge, and showcase your talents by volunteering
  • And you can participate in any of our 20 Chapter programs when on travel across the country
  • A list of your Women In Defense peers in the Membership Directory and a member pin and card
  • Membership benefits to the National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA)—a $40 value
  • Member rates at events of Women In Defense plus NDIA and its other Affiliates, saving far more than the price of Women In Defense dues
  • A leadership path to give back to the profession through developing educational and networking events, mentoring, or community service
  • Eligibility for nomination in national and local annual Service to the Flag Award Program
  • A source for scholarships and mentoring women to pursue careers related to U.S. national security and defense and to provide development opportunities to women already working in these fields via the HORIZONS Scholarship Program
  • Name recognition for yourself and your firm or organization
  • Communications: National Defense magazine and special industry reports
  • Access to Women Owned Small Business and other small business targeted events and resources