Women In Defense (WID), A National Security Organization cultivates and supports the advancement and recognition of women in all aspects of national security. WID was established to provide women a formal environment for professional growth through networking, education, and career development.

WID is an affiliate of the National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA), which represents all facets of the defense and technology industrial base and serves all military services. This affiliation gives WID members a source for defense industry information, increased networking opportunities and professional contacts, and an expanded scope of informative programs. 

WID Mid-Atlantic's Area of Responsibility is Baltimore, Cecil, and Harford Counties in Maryland and Southeastern Pennsylvania area (York and Lancaster Counties).