Women in Defense Liberty Chapter (WID-LIB) Lunch and Learn

The Women in Defense Liberty Chapter (WID-LC) invites you to attend a lunch and learn on Leadership for Women. Join others in our industry to learn about the key qualities and attributes of what makes up a great leader. Key topics to include emotional intelligence, diversity of thought, negotiation skills and strategic thinking skills.  To register via Eventbrite, click here.

Thu, November 29, 2018
11:30 AM – 1:00 PM EST

Rhoads Industries
1900 Kitty Hawk Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19112

Featured Speaker

Christine Montalvo is a Senior Executive with over twenty-five years of experience in the Aerospace and Defense. Industry. Her most recent position was that of President of SPD Electrical Systems, a division of L3 Technologies. Prior to that she has held various leadership roles at BAE Systems, Lockheed Martin and Loral.

She has been an inspirational guest speaker at various Industry conferences and symposiums as well as Drexel University, focused on leadership principles for women.

Christine is a Wharton School Executive Leadership graduate and holds an MBA from the University of Scranton and a Bachelors in Business from Dowling College. She currently resides in Pennsburg, PA with her husband and has three children.


11:30 am Registration Opens / Networking
11:40 am Welcome / Opening Remarks
11:45 am Keynote – Christine M. Montalvo
12:30 pm Discussion
1:00 pm Meeting Closes

Who should attend

Women and men working in all areas of defense (industry, academia, government, and the U.S. Armed Forces) who want to learn, inspire and support each other, and create a more inclusive workforce and secure nation.


WID-LIB (Non-Member) $20.00 per ticket.

Onsite Tickets: $25.00 per ticket, based on availability.

Includes assorted sandwiches, salads, cookies and beverage. Sales close November 27, 2018 at 5:00 p.m.

Limited Seating

Seating is limited, tickets available on first-come, first-serve basis.


Parking is limited so we are encouraging those already at the Navy yard, please take the Navy Yard loop (or walk). Those that require parking, plan accordingly to provide time to find a parking.

Sponsorship Opportunities

Sponsorship opportunities are available. Please contact Margaret Margle at [email protected] if interested.

WID Membership

Interested in joining Women in Defense Liberty Chapter? Please contact WID-LC Membership Chair Trish Conti at [email protected].


Please contact Sheila Harris-Adams at [email protected] should you have questions regarding this event.

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