Expanding the world of firearms to women all over the country in a safe, non-threatening way with the purpose of Educating, Equipping and Empowering women shooters.

49 States

Non-profit organization educating woman on firearm safety, gun care and handling

363 Chapters

We have 363 chapters across the country

10,500 Members

We are around the country organized in local groups of woman shooters

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  • Education part of shooting sports shop

    See original story here by KRISTEN M. WHITE View correspondent| www.pueblowestview.com | Education – that’s what the family behind Prairie Sporting Goods in Pueblo West is really passionate about. Cheri and Dan Armstrong want to help spread knowledge in the community with their love of the outdoors, particularly in shooting sports. The couple had been […]
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  • More women empowering themselves with gun ownership

    See original story here MORRISTOWN, Tenn. (WVLT) – Women are one of the fastest growing groups of gun owners, according to the National Rifle Association. Pew Research Center says women are more likely than men to own a gun simply for the purpose of protecting themselves. In East Tennessee, gun groups are helping women learn […]
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  • Cam’s Corner | Well-Armed Women

    Original story here An organization of pro-gun women is doing incredible things in communities across the nation. This feature appears in the December ’17 issue of NRA America’s 1st Freedom, one of the official journals of the National Rifle Association.   I recently had the privilege of attending a chapter leader conference of The Well Armed Woman […]
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Teaching other women teaches me. TWAW has afforded me opportunites to travel around the country, forge nationwide relationships, and make a feminine mark in a male dominated industry!




Now in my mid-60’s, I face the hard truth that my youthful mind and aging body are at odds. Rampant evil exists; I need a means to level the field and give me a chance to survive an evil encounter. TWAW is that means.



Carrie Lightfoot

We are living in a time that is marked by change. In every aspect and on every level,  life is not what it used to be. For women, today’s new reality requires some major changes.​ One significant change is the woman’s journey from being the protected to becoming the protector.


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Today, it is more important than ever for women to have the ability to effectively and safely handle, carry and store a firearm.

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520 404 2285
TWAW Shooting Chapters
7762 E Gray Road Ste 600
Scottsdale AZ 85260
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