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We work hard to let the community know about local chapter and national WID happenings. A well informed community is an empowered one as well, so take a look at some of the latest coverage we’ve received below and help spread the word about all the amazing developments at Women in Defense.

DoD Implementation Memo

The first prohibition, set forth in section 889(a)(1)(A), took effect August 13, 2019, and prohibits the Government from buying and using covered telecommunications equipment or services from five named Chinese companies and their subsidiaries or affiliates. Read the full memo below.

Annual Holiday Social

December 12, 2019

The WID-GBC Annual Holiday Social was filled with amazing conversation, good food, lots of laughter, fun photos and human bingo. Check out our photo booth pictures below. 

Women in Defense National Conference 

June 13, 2019

From the start of the event to Leanne Caret's closing keynote, the Women in Defense National Conference in June was a huge success. Read more about our takeaways. 

Lunch and Learn

June 5, 2019

A webinar discussing the value of industry organizations and how to better utilize these networks to grow your career. 

WID-GBC Gives Back!

June 2019

Read about how Diane Phillips (WID-GBC Secretary), connected with 7th-9th graders at a Women in Science summer program in Falmouth, Massachusetts last month

Meet WID-GBC's Newest Board Members! 

August 2019

Read about our newly elected board members Judy Benz, Jennifer Cofer, Jennifer Bower and Jennifer Bride! 

Empowering Women in Science and Engineering

December 12, 2019

A WID-GBC sponsored networking event with the UMass Dartmouth College of Engineering. Click below to read about WID-GBC Secretary, Diane Phillips', perspective and initiatives for this successful event. 

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