WID CFL announces two upcoming events in March! Be sure to mark your calendars for the following:
National Contract Management Association (NCMA) Contracts Panel Discussion - Thursday, February 20 @ JHT Corporate Office – Panelists include director of contracts for PEO STRI, PM TRASYS and NAWCTSD – contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more details
East Orlando Chamber of Commerce/WID CFL hosts “Women in Technology” Panel Luncheon - Wednesday, March 5 @ The Holiday Inn, East Colonial Drive – 11:30am – 1:00pm – more details available at the EOCC website
This year the CFL WID Chapter is planning a few special events. The first is our Bowling Fundraiser, which will be held at Firkin and Kegler in May, to raise funds for our STEM Scholarship. In August, we will be celebrating the CFL WID Chapter’s 5th Anniversary. The CFL WID Special Projects Directors are looking for interested CFL WID members to assist in the planning of these events. If you’re interested in supporting the Bowling Fundraiser, please contact Valentina Merkulova at email@example.com. For those interested in planning the 5th Anniversary Celebration, please contact Beth Biddle firstname.lastname@example.org. Thanks in advance for your enthusiasm and support for our CFL WID Chapter!
Visit our Event page to learn more about the next WID CFL event, but here are our past speakers:
February 2014 WID Event:
What a wonderful and informative presentation by our guest speaker Mr. Randolph Berridge, President of the Florida High Tech Corridor Council. Mr. Berridge provided us with three very useful websites: http://www.visitthecorridor.com www.floridahightech.com and www.visitthecorridor.com .
January 2014 WID Event:
Our guest speaker was Dr. Melissa Dagley, who is the Executive Director of Initiatives of STEM (iSTEM) at the University of Florida. Dr. Dagley provided a very power talk on the cooperative partnership opportunities to help enhance our future generations in the STEM fields.
Dr. Kizzy Parks, NAWCTSD Commanding Officer Captain Steve Nakagawa, Winner – Christina Estock and Tiffany Sanders
January 2014 STEM Scholarship Awarded: During the January 2014 WID meeting, the Central Florida Chapter honored Christina Estock with a STEM scholarship.
December 2013 WID Event
WID CFL Supports the Museum of Military History! Our guest speaker was a representative from The Museum of Military History. The Museum of Military History opened an exhibition on Friday, December 6, entitled Women in the Military at their facility in Osceola County. Learn more about this exceptional organization at: www.museumofmilitaryhistory.com
From l to r: Tiffany Lamb, WID CFL President, Robert Dent, MoMH Director of Marketing, Melissa Ross, WID CFL Programs, Don Smith, MoMH Director, Col. David Smith, Candidate for U.S. Congress
WID’s mission is to cultivate and support the advancement and recognition of women in all aspects of national security and provide women with a formal environment for professional growth through networking, education, and career development.