Earlier News from Women In Defense
WID National President Interviewed on National Radio
WID National President Tricia Ward was interviewed on Federal News Radio. Click here to listen to Tricia discuss the role of women in the defense industry. Women are rising to more executive positions at major defense contractors, The Washington Post reported April 30.
Celebration of the 25th Anniversary, 2010
Chapter, National Celebrate Women's History Month at Memorial, Partner with Related Women's Associations
WID attendees hear the background of the Women's Memorial from a guide.
WID National President Margaret DiVirgilio reflects on an exhibit illustrating American servicewomen in the global war on terror.
The Women In Military Service For America Memorial at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia, was the setting for tours, networking and brunch when the Capital Chapter and National Board celebrated Women's History Month in late March. Participants learned about the lives of service women in all periods of our nation's history from a tour guided by memorial staff.
Women's associations with related missions were invited to participate. Thirteen were represented:
- American Wartime Museum
- Association For Women In Science
- Business and Professional Women's Foundation
- DoD Senior Professional Women's Association
- IEEE Women in Engineering
- National Contract Management Association Women's Forum
- National Women's History Museum
- Society of Women Engineers
- Women Impacting Public Policy
- Women in Aerospace
- Women in Homeland Security
- Women In International Security
- Women In Technology
Members, Past Leaders, Friends Celebrate WID 25th Anniversary
Members and supporters of Women In Defense gathered at a reception to note the 25th anniversary of the organization's official establishment Dec. 19, 1985. Among the dignitaries attending the Dec. 17 event in Arlington, Va., were past WID National Presidents Carolyn Becraft and Susan Ebner. Karen Wilson represented the National Contract Management Association in her capacity as president. WID National President Margaret DiVirgilio led attendees in remembering the association's path from the idea of seven defense professionals to its role today as the fastest-growing NDIA affiliate.
Past Presidents Carolyn Becraft and Susan Ebner with President Margaret DiVirgilio
Carolyn Becraft, Linda McKnight, Susan Ebner, Margaret DiVirgilio, Eileen Giglio, Karen Wilson
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