WID CFL Celebrates Women’s History Month 2018

March is National Women's History Month and a special opportunity to recognize the achievements and contributions of women to our nation. On March 29th, Women in Defense Central Florida Chapter (WID CFL) hosted a panel discussion featuring women who serve as military and defense leaders during its annual Women’s History Month event. We extend our [...]

By | April 12th, 2018|WID Events|0 Comments

Annual Tech Tour for Women in Defense, Central Florida Chapter

February marked the Annual Tech Tour for Women in Defense, Central Florida Chapter. This February, WID CFL had the opportunity to train with VirTra, the official simulator used by the Orange County Sheriff's Office. Attendees were able to use the weapons (which were modified for our simulation use) that the Deputy Officers carry and go [...]

By | March 9th, 2018|WID Events|Comments Off on Annual Tech Tour for Women in Defense, Central Florida Chapter

WID CFL Hosts Big Data Expert Panel at I/ITSEC 2017

On November 30th 2017, WID CFL was proud to host a panel of experts for a Big Data Technology Talk during the 2017 Interservice/Industry Training, Simulation and Education Conference (I/ITSEC) at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, FL.    The panelists lead a lively discussion and took questions from the audience on topics that not [...]

By | January 28th, 2018|WID Events|Comments Off on WID CFL Hosts Big Data Expert Panel at I/ITSEC 2017

WID CFL Second Annual Carol F. Denton Golf Clinic

Women in Defense Central Florida Chapter (WID CFL) held its 2nd Annual Carol F. Denton Golf Clinic under perfect weather conditions!  The event took place at Rio Pinar Country Club on October 26, 2017. Lessons on putting, chipping and driving were provided by golf pro Paula Edwards.  The golf clinic offered attendees helpful tips to [...]

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June 2017 Bowling For STEM Event

Women in Defense Central Florida (WID CFL) held its 4th Annual STEM Scholarship Bowling Fundraiser on June 8th at the Firkin and Kegler in Orlando, FL.  Company teams came out for a fun night of bowling, food, drinks, a silent auction and prizes to benefit the WID CFL STEM Scholarship Fund. WID CFL extends its gratitude [...]

By | August 14th, 2017|Scholarship, STEM, WID Events|Comments Off on June 2017 Bowling For STEM Event

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, [...]

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Inaugural Carol F. Denton Golf Clinic a Huge Success

Women in Defense Central Florida Chapter had its inaugural Carol F. Denton Golf Clinic, offering attendees helpful tips to prepare for the annual I/ITSEC Earl Denton Golf Tournament. The golf clinic took place at Rio Pinar Country Club on November 3, 2016. Lessons on putting, chipping and driving were provided by our two golf pros [...]

By | November 8th, 2016|WID Events|Comments Off on Inaugural Carol F. Denton Golf Clinic a Huge Success

WID CFL SBIR Panel

This breakfast panel took place on August 31, 2016 to provide insight on navigating through the Small Business Innovative Research process. With the support of our event sponsors, JHT Incorporated and AISG, this event was an informative success. UCF Business Incubation Program's Carol Ann Dykes moderated the Women In Defense, Central Florida Chapter - WID [...]

By | October 25th, 2016|WID Events|Comments Off on WID CFL SBIR Panel