Benefits of Membership

  • a framework for networking and introductions that makes it easier to meet fellow defense and national security professionals at the national and local levels

  • educational and professional development opportunities that are designed with the time constraints of 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 events of WID plus NDIA and Affiliates that will quickly save you more than the price of WID membership dues
  • 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——helps you find qualified applicants. Professionals have free access to the job opportunities listings.


Membership Dues

Annual Dues $40
Life Membership Dues $500

Government & military (1 year; recertification required each year)


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