Women in Defence UK Awards

Our Vision


Equality of opportunity in defence and security will not happen by chance. It will require a concerted effort across the enterprise, changing the overall dynamics, making defence a better place where people can work, learn and thrive.

Our Annual Awards


First held in 2016, the Women in Defence UK Awards celebrate incredible work, provide inspiration and promote the value of women in the sector. Since the launch, over 1900 nominations have been made – that’s more than 300 stand-out individuals and team a year. 

2021 Awards


We are now in our 6th year of our annual Women in Defence UK Awards. Our Winners and the Woman of the Year will be announced at the Awards Dinner and ceremony in November 2021.


Our Awards Dinner & Ceremony is a night which celebrates incredible work, provides inspiration and promotes the value of women in the sector. You can view the official photographs from each our ceremonies here.

Our 2021 partners

  • Twitter - White Circle
  • Instagram
  • LinkedIn - White Circle
  • YouTube - White Circle

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