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We are a GOLD Chapter for the third year in a row!

We are a GOLD Chapter for the third year in a row!

 
Carol Barker, PE, awarded the WTSI Innovative Transportation Solutions Award

Carol Barker, PE, awarded the WTSI Innovative Transportation Solutions Award

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Board Meeting

Interested in joining active and engaging Board meetings?

Check out our calendar for upcoming monthly meetings!

 
Join our Wall of Fame

Join our Wall of Fame by Becomming a Sponsor!

 
2018 WTS Swings for Scholarships Fundraising Event

2018 WTS Swings for Scholarships Fundraising Event

This event raises money for our scholarship fund. The 2018 event was so successful, we DOUBLED our 2019 scholarship program to $10,000!

 
2018 WTS Swings for Scholarships Fundraising Event

2018 WTS Swings for Scholarships Fundraising Event

This event raises money for our scholarship fund. The 2018 event was so successful, we DOUBLED our 2019 scholarship program to $10,000!

 
Thank you to our WTS Swings for Scholarships 2019 Sponsors

WTS Swings for Scholarships Sponsors

 
Access

Access

WTS provides unprecedented access to the highest levels of the transportation industry. In fact, many WTS members are top leaders in the industry!

 
October 2018 Luncheon on Regional Mobilty

D5 Making Strides in Regional Mobiltiy

Thank you to speakers, Noemi Rodriguez-Bonilla, PE, Brenda Young, PE, and Loreen Bobo, PE, and moderator Tawny Olore, PE! We are grateful for event sponsors, HNTB, Volkert, The Brand Associates, WSP, Michael Baker, Metric, TranSystems and Balmoral Group!

 
A Walk In Her Shoes

A Walk In Her Shoes 2019

The sixth annual "A Walk in Her Shoes" event featured (left to right) Nancy Houston/Jacobs, Rosa Roundtree/Egis Projects, Michelle Maikisch/CFX, Racquel Asa/WFTV and Vicki Jaramillo/GOAA. CLICK IMAGE FOR FULL ARTICLE

 
A Walk in Her Shoes

A Walk In Her Shoes 2019

A Walk in Her Shoes 2019 collected more than 200 gently worn shoes for Dress for Success. (CLICK IMAGE FOR FULL ARTICLE)

 
February 2019 Luncheon on Sustainability

February 2019 Luncheon

Thank you to our speakers for sharing your unique perspectives on Sustainability in Transportation!

 
Thank you to our Sponsors for the 2018 Scholarship and Awards Banquet

Thank you to our Sponsors for the 2018 Scholarship and Awards Banquet

 
2018 Chapter Award Winner

2018 Chapter Award Winner

2018 Chapter Awards included member Carol Barker for Innovative Transportation Solutions project. Carol (right) pictured with President Christina Colon (left). Click on picture for a full list of award winners.

 
2018 Harry Barley Award winner

2018 Harry Barley Award winner

2018 brought a new award to the Central Florida Chapter named for transportation leader and long-time WTS member Harry Barley. The inaugural recipient was Loreen Bobo for her role with FDOT providing outstanding partnership for I-4 mobility.

 
WTS Central Florida is now offering $10,000 in scholarships annually!

WTS Central Florida Scholarship Program has DOUBLED to $10k for 2019!

Due to the generosity of our corporate sponsors, WTS Central Florida was able to DOUBLE our scholarship program in 2019 and add a new scholarship! Applications are accepted for graduate and undergrad scholarships March 1st - April 30th!

 
Congrats to our 2018 scholarship recipients!

Congrats to our 2018 scholarship recipients!

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Transportation YOU

Transportation YOU

Through this program, WTS chapters work to make a difference in the lives of young girls by offering activities that will spark their interest in all modes of transportation! CLICK IMAGE FOR FULL ARTICLE

 
Professional Development

WTS Central Florida Emerging Professionals Program

WTS emphasizes professional development programs that tap the abilities of our most experienced, highly placed members. Click this image to view our Emerging Professionals Program.

 
Emerging Professionals Program Matching Event

WTS Central Florida Emerging Professionals Program

The WTS Central Florida Emerging Professionals Program kicks off with an annual "speed dating" event to match mentors with protégés.

 
Annual Conference Sponsorship Program

Conference Sponsorship Program

Our Chapter launches an annual conference sponsorship program benefiting its local members! Check out our News for more info!

 
Networking

Networking

WTS members are poised to create professional alliances that will further their career paths.

 
2018 New Membership Breakfast

2018 New Membership Breakfast

 
Clean the World community event

WTS Central Florida supports Clean the World

The WTS Central Florida Chapter volunteered with Clean the World to help package hygiene kits for people in developing countries with goods donated from local businesses.

 
Clean the World community event

WTS Central Florida supports Clean the World

Volunteering with WTS Central Florida is a great opportunity to build relationships with other WTS members while working together in support important causes!

 
The Escape Game Members Only Event

The Escape Game Members Only Event

Join WTS Central Florida now for access to free Members Only activities and networking events!

 
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Welcome to Central Florida Chapter!

WTS is an international organization with more than 5,000 members of both women and men with the mission of advancing women in the transportation industry. 

Joining the Central Florida Chapter of WTS is your opportunity to help turn the glass ceiling into a ladder of success for women in the transportation industry. Through our professional programs, networking opportunities, and service projects, you will be joining industry leaders from Central Florida in raising awareness of this issue and advance women in the profession.  

Please join us as we affect positive change in our community!  

Featured News

WTS International Awards Autonomous Vehicle Test Facility Planner for Innovation

Thursday, May 30, 2019 - Carol Barker, P.E. of Jacobs has been awarded the WTS International Innovative Transportation Solutions Award for managing the Florida's Turnpike Enterprise (FTE) SunTrax Connected and Autonomous (CAV) Test Facility planning project.
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2017 Scholarship Applications Now Open

Thursday, March 9, 2017 - WTS Central Florida Chapter is pleased to announce the WTS Central Florida 2017-18 Scholarship Program. Through this program, scholarships are awarded to women pursuing careers in transportation through undergraduate and graduate academic programs. Scholarships are presented at the WTS Annual Banquet. **DEADLINE TO APPLY HAS BEEN EXTENDED TO MAY 19TH**
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Annual Conference Sponsorship Program

Tuesday, January 31, 2017 - The WTS Central Florida Chapter has launched an annual conference sponsorship program benefiting its local members! Guidelines and application are now available to provide this financial benefit to members who would like to attend the annual conference, but may not otherwise be able to. Members interested in applying should submit an application by February 22, 2017. Scholarship recipients will be announced March 15th!
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Upcoming Events

Sep

19

WTS Central Florida 22nd Annual Frankee Hellinger Scholarship & Awards Banquet

Join us for the 22nd Annual Frankee Hellinger Scholarship & Awards Banquet. The night will honor the chapter's student scholarship winners and outstanding professionals who are committed to the continued advancement of women in transportation.
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Oct

11

Tech Sassy Girlz Day Conference

Volunteers are needed for the 8th Annual Tech Sassy Girlz Day Conference at the University of Central Florida!
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