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The WTS-GNY mentoring program provides a forum for women seeking development of the skills necessary to achieve success in both their professional and personal lives. The program offers support from experienced mentors, peer networking, and candid conversations with successful transportation leaders in the metropolitan area. The program is for WTS members who have at least 5 years of experience in the transportation industry.

Schedule for 2019 Program

  • February 4 - open house to learn more about the program - REGISTER HERE
  • February 15 - application deadline
  • February 22 - selection notification
  • February 25 - first meeting to match apprentices with mentors
  • March 18 - program session #1

Application for Apprentices

Program Co-Chairs:

  • Janie Chen, LIRR
  • Lisa Santoro, LTK Engineering Services

If you are a graduate of the program and would like to tell us how our program has influenced your career, or if you would like to learn more about the program, please email WTSmentoringGNY@gmail.com

Please email WTSmentoringGNY@gmail.com if you would like to be added to our program mailing list.

2018 Mentoring Program Graduation


Back Row: Patricia Lodge (Mentor – NYCT), Judy McClain (Mentor – NYCT), Mary Ameen (Mentor – NJTPA), Yonelle Baptiste (Apprentice – LIRR), Eileen Rodriguez (Mentor – LIRR), Alexa Gangemi (WTS-GNY President), Mashal Ali (Apprentice – InfraTech Engineering), Wendy Ho (Mentor – AKRF), Nicole Bucich (Mentoring Program Co-Chair – NEC Commission)
Front Row: Suzie Heap (Apprentice - Amey Consulting), Janie Chen (Mentor – LIRR), Lisa Schreibman (Mentor – NYCT), Olya Arakhouskaya (Apprentice – NJ TRANSIT), Angela DeVita (Apprentice – Hardesty and Hanover), Lucy Accardo (Apprentice – MNR), Nicole Yang (Apprentice – Arup), Lisa DiTaranti (Mentor – VHB), Dina Ferraiuolo (Apprentice – VHB), Alexandra Gore (Apprentice – WSP), Lisa Santoro (Mentoring Program Co-Chair – LTK).

2017 Mentoring Program Graduation


Top Row: Lisa Schreibman, Janie Chen, Valerie Spies, Eve Michel, Lois Goldman, Daniella Zellers, Caitlin Glass,Toby Kizner
Middle Row: Kat Lawrence, Lisa Santoro, Anne Sinagra, Maddalena Romano, Heather Reiners, Mallory Spagnoli, Maria Grazia Bruschi, Wendy Ho, Rachel Cohen, Sarah Steib, Tammy Petsois
Bottom Row: Mary Ameen, Nicole Bucich, Patricia Lodge, Mary K. Murphy, Alexa Gangemi


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