Women In Defense was established to provide women a formal environment for professional growth through networking, education and career development. You will find many exciting reasons to be a part of Women In Defense First Coast

Welcome to Women In Defense First Coast Chapter (WID FC), A National Security Organization affiliated with National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA). WID FC serves members in the Tri-Base area of Northeast Florida, both women and men, whose professional activities relate to national security. Women In Defense First Coast became official on March 1, 2016!

  • We offer social, educational, and networking events throughout the year to our professionally accomplished members
  • We provide recognition through sponsorship opportunities to our member companies
  • We sponsor STEM scholarships, support, and mentorship to our supported community partners
  • One of the best values you will find in a professional organization


We invite all of our members to participate in meetings, seminars, and committee activities to ensure a mutually beneficial relationship between themselves and the organization.