About the Chapter
Women In Defense (WID), a National Security Organization affiliated with NDIA, provides its members with opportunities for professional development and networking, cultivating the advancement of women leaders in government and industry professions. The Capital Chapter of Women In Defense (WID-DC), formed in 2003, is the largest chapter of Women In Defense, serving members in the greater Washington DC metropolitan area. We offer social, educational, and networking events to our professionally accomplished members.
Membership in WID-DC is automatic when you become a member of the national organization.
2015 Membership Promotion
Through March 2015 only, bring three (3) new members to any event, and get free admission to any one (1) WID-DC event. Free admission is good for one year, subject to space availability.
Membership in WID is open to all professional women and men whose primary professional activities are related to national defense or any aspect of national security. All WID members are automatically members of NDIA at no additional cost. Benefits of membership include:
- Networking and Professional Development Opportunities
- WID Newsletter
- WID Membership Directory
- Access to NDIA Job Bank
- WID Membership Pins
- Subscription to National DEFENSE (the magazine of NDIA)
- Automatic membership in both WID-DC as well as the national organization for Women In Defense
Members are strongly encouraged to participate in meetings, seminars, and committee activities to ensure a mutually beneficial relationship between themselves and the organization.
Annual (1 year) dues: $40
Lifetime membership: $500
Government & Military dues (1 year): Complimentary - Download/View/Print application
WID offers complimentary one-year memberships to all currently-serving military and government employees. After the first year, annual dues are $40.
As a result of WID's status as an affiliate of the National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA), WID members are automatically members of NDIA and eligible for the privileges and rights of both organizations.
Membership must be renewed annually, and renewal fees will be due on your anniversary. For example, if you join Women In Defense in December of 2013, you will renew your membership in December 2014.
Sign up online now. Visit http://wid.ndia.org/membership/Pages/default.aspx.
Download/View/Print application and mail or fax it in, or if you have further questions email Kayla Hinrichs at firstname.lastname@example.org.
When mailing in your application, include your check for $40 made out to Women In Defense and mail to:
Women In Defense
2111 Wilson Boulevard, Suite 400
Arlington, Virginia 22201-3061
Note: If you are currently an NDIA member, and are not receiving WID-DC emails, please contact Kayla Hinrichs, Membership Director, at email@example.com.
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News & Events
Join us each 2nd Tuesday! WID-DC hosts a monthly social hour, at locations around the Beltway, the 2nd Tuesday of every month, food and beverage specials will be featured from 6-8 pm. Our next monthly is:
January Monthly Social Hour
2nd Tuesday (Jan. 13th), 6-8 pm
Sine' Irish Pub on Pentagon Row
1301 S. Joyce St., Arlington, VA 22202
p: 703-415-4420 f: 703-415-4421
WID-DC hosts a variety of social networking, educational, and volunteer activities throughout the year