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Women In Defense (WIDGHR) Greater Hampton Roads, A National Security Organization, was formed in April 2010 for women and men across the Greater Hampton Roads region who are engaged in national defense and security.  


Margaret Mead

"Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful committed citizens can change the world.  Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has."

Women In Defense Greater Hampton Roads

Recognizing and promoting the Advancement of Women In Defense

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Upcoming events

    WIDGHR Stake Holders

    Women In Defense Greater Hampton Roads (WIDGHR) is pleased to introduce it's 1st Annual Business Education Series.  This monthly program features the professional expertise of WIDGHR members in good-standing.  WIDGHR is committed to supporting its membership, and is focused on promoting business development and financial growth.  The WIDGHR Business Education Series gives all members an opportunity to learn about the businesses of fellow members, and provides members with the opportunity to increase visibility, and provides and opportunity for additional networking connections.  To reserve your place as a 2015 presenter, please complete application (see blue button below) or contact Deborah Gittens at

    Our Business Education Series sessions are held on the 2nd Friday of every month from 8:30 A.M. to 12:30 P.M. at the Advanced Technology Center on the Virginia Beach Campus of Tidewater Community College.  Two member businesses will be featured each month.


    June 12, 2015

    ​July 10, 2015

    Next Up

    Join WIDGHR, ODU's Women's Business Center and the City of Virginia Beach Economic Development for a NETWORKING/SOCIAL reception

    Sheraton Virginia Beach oceanfront Hotel

    The Cabanas Seaside Bar and Grill

    3501 Atlantic Avenue, Virginia Beach VA 23451