WTS attracts, sustains, connects and advances women’s careers to strengthen the transportation industry. To fulfill this mission, WTS operates under a specific vision with core values, goals, and guiding principles behind all of its activities and programs.


Equity and access for women in transportation.

Core Leadership Values


Leadership and staff exhibit trust, honesty, and loyalty as they work toward fulfilling the WTS mission.


Communication, engagement, diversity, and creativity create the optimal collaborative environment in which to successfully complete organization initiatives.


On the path to mission fulfillment, WTS leaders and staff operate as member- and mission-centric professionals with integrity and accountability.


WTS leaders and staff hold respect in the highest regard for members, volunteers, partners, the Board, and members of their work teams.


It is the passion of WTS leaders and staff for the WTS vision, mission, women’s issues, and the roles WTS International’s leaders and staff fill that serves to unify our teams and move us forward.


  • Achieve organizational excellence and capacity to execute mission.
  • Create exceptional experience for members through strong involved chapters as part of a global WTS.
  • Expand opportunities for women in the transportation industry through professional development, mentoring, and strategic positioning of women.
  • Provide leadership in the global transportation community.

Our Guiding Principles

  • WTS is an international organization dedicated to building the future of transportation through the global advancement of women.
  • Advancing women in transportation is key to building the transportation industry.
  • A strong international organization enables members, chapters and communities within WTS to achieve our shared vision.
  • WTS can shape future generations of transportation leaders.
  • WTS is committed to ethical leadership, integrity and respect for all.
  • The WTS spirit of community, inclusiveness, and mutual support is one of our greatest assets.


For WTS International's  2017 - 2021 Strategic Plan, click HERE.