Benefits of Membership

  • A framework for networking to make it easier to meet fellow defense and national security professionals at the national and local levels.

  • Educational and professional development opportunities are designed with busy professionals in mind.

  • A list of your WID peers in the Membership Directory and a WID member pin to distinguish your affiliation.

  • Membership in the National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA)—
    a $30 value;  includes a subscription to the monthly magazine National Defense.

  • Member rates at WID, NDIA and Affiliate events.
  • A way to give back to the profession through developing educational/networking events, mentoring, or community service activities.

  • A source for scholarships.

  • A discounted rate for job vacancy postings through our Monster Career Services Portal——helping you find qualified applicants. Professionals have free access to the job opportunities listings.

Membership Dues

Annual Dues


Life Membership Dues


Annual Government & Military 
(Re-certification required annually)



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