WID provides a dynamic, forward-thinking community for developing leadership skills, cultivating relationships, as well as mentoring, and education through a variety of national and regional events addressing some of the most pressing national defense issues. Membership in WID is open to all professional women and men whose primary professional activities are related to national defense or support any aspect of national security.
BENEFITS OF MEMBERSHIP
Members receive the following benefits:
Network with government, industry, academia and other organizations engaged in national security
Attend dynamic events to expand your network, highlight your brand, and build business & technical acumen
Receive member discounts to WID, National Training and Simulation Association (NTSA), and NDIA events
Discover Business Development opportunities geared towards industry and government
Engage in educational and professional development events
Access WID members and chapters across the U.S. via its online community within WID Connect
Stay abreast of high-interest national security trends with a subscription to National Defense Magazine
Nominate outstanding women for WID’s annual Service to the Flag Award
Support WID Scholars, encouraging talented young women to pursue careers related to U.S. national security and defense while providing development opportunities to women who already work in these fields
WID CHAPTER LEADERSHIP
Participate in a local WID Chapter to multiply your contacts, expand your knowledge, and showcase your talents through volunteering. WID members develop their leadership skills by serving on chapter board of directors and program committees, as well as participate in leadership positions at the WID national level.
DISCOUNTS TO INNOVATION WOMEN
WID-GBC members receive 25% off annual subscription to speakers bureau Innovation Women.
GIVING BACK & SCHOLARSHIPS
An opportunity to give back to the profession through educational and networking events, mentoring, and community service activities. Since its establishment in 1988, the WID Scholar program, previously HORIZONS, has awarded more than $675,000 to more than 165 recipients pursuing degrees ranging from law to engineering to math to public policy.
In addition, the WID Greater Boston Chapter has its own chapter scholarship programs for students pursuing STEM degrees with an interest in national security.
WID offers complimentary one-year memberships to all currently serving military and government employees. After the first year, annual dues are $40. Individual WID member dues for academia, industry and small business are $40, or $500 for a lifetime membership. Membership includes a subscription to the National Defense Magazine.
Yearly Dues: $40
One Time Payment: $500
Government & Military
1 Year Complimentary
Already a member? Interested in serving on the WID-GBC Board of Directors or a Committee? Email the WID-GBC Membership Chair for more information at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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