WIIS Global

With more than 7,000 members in 47 countries, WIIS Global is the premier organization around the world enabling and promoting the role of women in international security. Through its various chapters both domestic and abroad, WIIS Global continues to serve its mission by:

  • producing groundbreaking research on women in peace and security careers

  • fostering women’s leadership development and mentoring support

  • promoting and developing women’s participation in democratic decision-making on peace and security, and

  • expanding the WIIS network of women and men who are dedicated to women’s leadership in peace and security.


WIIS Global's domestic chapters are growing in number all the time, but as of 2019 there are nine WIIS chapters in the United States - including WIIS West.



WIIS Global offers fantastic memberships in its worldwide network to achieve its mission of building and supporting networks of women in international security everywhere. Membership allows you to connect to other amazing and emerging leaders dedicated to  advancing peace and security in different countries and different communities, as well as explore unique opportunities to through their exclusive Jobs Hotline, weekly newsletters, networking events and much more!

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Women In International Security (WIIS) West

The Wing

115 Sansome St

Suite #200

San Francisco, CA 94104