“The question isn’t who’s going to let me; it’s who is going to stop me.” - Ayn Rand


Empowerment Through Connection

Join the Women Empowering Defence (WED) and become part of a community that’s committed to promoting gender equality and diversity in the Defence and Security Sector. As a member, you’ll gain access to exclusive content, connect with like-minded individuals, and contribute to a cause that’s making a real difference.

When you join WED, you’re not just becoming a member – you’re becoming part of a supportive and empowering community. Connect with individuals from various backgrounds and levels of seniority, share your experiences, learn from others, and build relationships that can help you grow both personally and professionally.

Exclusive Benefits and Opportunities

Membership with WED opens up a world of opportunities. Gain access to exclusive content, participate in our private social media platform, utilise services from our partners, and receive invites to our events. You can also get involved in all aspects of the community, contributing your unique skills and perspectives to our collective mission.

We are growing all the time and working with our partners to increase our membership offering.

Member Benefits

Exclusive Content

Gain full access to exclusive content, including articles, resources, and more.

Partner Services

Benefit from services provided by our corporate partners.

Offers & Discounts

Enjoy exclusive offers and discounts from our partners.


Connect, message, and join group chats on our private social platform.

Event Invitations

Receive invites to both online and in-person events.

Get Involved

Participate in all aspects of the community and contribute to empowering women.

Get the Updates

Stay updated with our newsletters and podcasts, filled with inspiring stories, industry news, and more.

Mentorship Programs

Participate in mentorship programs to learn from experienced professionals in the Defence and Security Sector.

Leadership Training

Access leadership training opportunities to further your professional development and enhance your career.

Career Guidance

Career advice and guidance tailored to helping you navigate your professional journey.

Community Support

Supportive community where you can share experiences, challenges, and successes with like-minded individuals.


Have the opportunity to influence the direction of Women Empowering Defence.

Our Mission

At Women Empowering Defence, our mission is to foster an environment of inclusivity, equality, and respect within the Defence and Security Sector. We aim to break down barriers, challenge stereotypes, and celebrate the diverse achievements of women.

We believe that by providing a platform for individuals to share their successes and experiences, we can inspire change, promote diversity, and contribute to a more equitable future. Through our community, we hope to spark discussions, encourage knowledge sharing, and empower our members to contribute to the development of a more diverse and inclusive workforce.

Our mission is not just about recognising the accomplishments of women in defence and security. It’s about creating a community where everyone feels valued, heard, and empowered to reach their full potential. Together, we can make a difference. Together, we can shape the future of our sector.

Why Join Us?

Joining Women Empowering Defence means becoming part of a vibrant community that’s committed to making a difference. It’s an opportunity to connect with like-minded individuals, gain access to exclusive content and resources, and contribute to a cause that matters.

But more than that, it’s a chance to be part of a movement. A movement that’s breaking down barriers, challenging stereotypes, and promoting diversity and inclusion in the Defence and Security enterprise.

By becoming a member, you’re not just supporting our mission – you’re helping to shape the future of our sector. You’re standing up for equality, celebrating success, and inspiring change.

So, if you believe in our cause and want to be part of our journey, we invite you to join us. Together, we can empower women in, and create a more equitable future for all.