(Annandale, VA) 1 October 2016 – Women In Defense (WID), a national security organization established to provide women a formal environment for professional growth through networking, education, and career development named Lisa E. Rosenthal, CEO for The Mayvin Consulting Group, Inc. (Mayvin), to the organization’s Board of Directors as the HORIZONS Scholarship Director.
“I am honored to join the Board of Directors for WID, and I look forward to supporting the vital mission that the organization pursues with such dedication and commitment,” said Lisa. Being firmly committed to overcoming gender stereotypes in this industry, Lisa’s unique background makes her a powerful addition to WID’s board with her experience in working with undergraduates and women’s mentorship forums. “I am very passionate about the advancement of women, and I fully believe this organization is in a key position to shape the future defense and national security workforce.”
WID, with 20 chapters throughout the nation, began in the fall of 1949, and is dedicated to cultivating and supporting the advancement and recognition of women in all aspects of national security. The HORIZONS scholarship program offers scholarships to female students in undergraduate or graduate programs related to international relations, political science, national security and defense. WID is an affiliate of the National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA), a non-profit educational association representing all facets of the defense and technology industrial base and serving all military services. For additional information about Women In Defense, or the HORIZONS Foundation, visit: http://www.womenindefense.net/