Volunteer Today for the National Veterans Wheelchair Games

The 38th National Veterans Wheelchair Games will be hosted in Orlando at the Orange County Convention Center and surrounding area. The games will be held from July 29-August 4 (Full schedule of events: here) The Games are looking for volunteers ages 14 and up to help with the many tasks required to make a memorable [...]

By | June 15th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

WID CFL Hosts Leadership Management Panel

On May 24th, WID CFL hosted its Leadership Management “Panel of Our Peers”: Managing projects, time, people and careers in a global business environment.  Attendees heard from panel of career and young professionals as they discussed the topic of leadership management covering best practices on how to be most effective in support our customers and our teams. [...]

By | June 5th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

WID CFL Awards Two Women $1500 STEM Scholarships

Women in Defense Central Florida Chapter (WID CFL) hosted their annual scholarship breakfast on April 19, 2018 to award two female students with academic scholarships. Both awardees demonstrated exceptional talent, commitment and goals for their future in the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) field. WID CFL also had the honor of hosting Sharon Donoghue, Human [...]

By | May 9th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on WID CFL Awards Two Women $1500 STEM Scholarships

2017 Small Business Panel

WID-CFL hosted its annual Small Business Breakfast Panel on August 17. WID-CFL would like to thank our panelists Phyllis Grant-Sr. Manager, Supplier Diversity Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control (MFC), Patricia Simpson-Government Contracting Consultant Florida SBDC-PTAC at UCF (Procurement Technical Assistance Center, Tara Wagner-PEOSTRI, Deputy for Small Business Programs, John Hodak-NAWCTSD SBIR/STTR Coordinator / Technology [...]

By | August 24th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on 2017 Small Business Panel

WID-CFL Awards Two Students $1,000 Scholarships

Women in Defense, Central Florida Chapter hosted their annual scholarship breakfast on April 27, 2017 to present two female students with $1,000 scholarships.  Both awardees demonstrated exceptional talent, ambition, and goals for their future in the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) field. WID-CFL also had the honor of hosting UCF Woman's Basketball Coach, Katie Abrahamson-Henderson, [...]

By | April 27th, 2017|Scholarship, STEM, Uncategorized, WID Events|Comments Off on WID-CFL Awards Two Students $1,000 Scholarships

Women’s History Month Event

We had a hugely successful evening as we celebrated Women's History Month on March 30! Our three guest speakers, Coach Becky Cramer, the Head Rowing Coach at UCF, Major Denise Demps, the Uniformed Patrol Division Commander of the Orange County Sheriff Crisis Intervention Team at the Orange County Sheriff's Office and LTC Yolanda Frazier, USA [...]

By | April 10th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Women’s History Month Event