Our Goals

“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.”
– Margaret Mead

Our Key Goals

At Women Empowering Defence, our goals are the guiding principles that shape our actions and initiatives. Rooted in our commitment to gender equality, diversity, and empowerment, these goals reflect our ambition to drive change across the Defence and Security enterprise.

Promote Gender Equality

Strive for gender equality at all levels within the Defence and Security Sector, ensuring equal opportunities and fair treatment for all.

Celebrate and Recognise Women’s Achievements

Highlight and celebrate the diverse achievements of women in our sector, providing a platform for their stories to inspire others.

Drive Innovation

Encourage new ideas and perspectives, fostering an environment where innovation can thrive.

Build a Supportive Community

Cultivate a supportive community where individuals can connect, share experiences, and build lasting relationships.

Advocate for Change

Advocate for policy changes and practices that promote gender equality and diversity within the Defence and Security Sector.

Foster a Diverse and Inclusive Environment

Create an inclusive environment that values diversity of thought, experience, and perspective, and promotes respect and understanding.

Resource & Opportunities

Offer a comprehensive suite of resources and opportunities tailored to drive personal and professional growth, ensuring every member has the tools to excel.

Create Impact

Make a positive impact in the Defence and Security Sector and beyond through our initiatives and partnerships.

Inclusive Support for Women

Champion the cause of every woman in the Defence Enterprise, ensuring inclusivity and support regardless of age, rank, or career stage.

Foster Male Allyship in Defence and Security

We aim to actively involve our male counterparts in our mission, promoting understanding and collective action for a more inclusive defence and security sector.

As a community, we are a collective force of remarkable individuals, each bringing unique skills, perspectives, and experiences to the table. Our strength lies in our diversity and our unity. Together, we are more than just a sum of our parts – we are a dynamic, influential community capable of driving meaningful change.

Our partnerships, both existing and those we are actively cultivating, amplify our impact. They extend our reach, enrich our resources, and reinforce our efforts. These collaborations are not just about mutual support; they are about creating synergies that accelerate progress towards our goals.

We believe that with our combined efforts, we can make a significant difference in the Defence and Security Sector and beyond. We can break down barriers, challenge stereotypes, and create an environment where everyone has the opportunity to thrive. We can inspire change, celebrate success, and empower individuals to reach their full potential.

Our goals are ambitious, but we are confident in our ability to achieve them. Because when we stand together, united by our shared vision and driven by our common goals, there is no limit to what we can accomplish.