Bosses, leaders, and mentors have the power to not only shape the trajectory of a career but can make day-to-day work inspiring. In the U.S., 95% of the workforce reports to one or more bosses. Many professionals have the duel perspective of leading and being led, each role lending wisdom to the other.
WTS International is fortunate to have leaders on its Board whose experience has prepared them to be impactful leaders with proven track records. As leaders who move others from inspiration to ac
September 15 through October 15 is Hispanic heritage month. This month we acknowledge the myriad of achievements by Hispanic and Latinx Americans in government, activism, arts, science, sports, and beyond. In celebrating these societal contributions, discrimination and under-representation of Hispanic and Latinx Americans must be recognized.
According to a study by the Pew Research Center, Latinx women make about 58 cents on the dollar when compared to white men. While they make up 16% of the U.
There are more than 1,800 men and women in the WTS Maritime Community that we have the honor of celebrating for this year’s World Maritime Day (WMD). They work in academia, construction, engineering, environment, finance, marketing, planning, and operations, to name a few. Their fields are as diverse as they are.
Chapters from 13 states gathered for the Central Region Conference in Cleveland, Ohio from September 15 to 17. More than a hundred members choose from programming including a multi-modal track, a leadership panel, and topics such as intelligent mobility, aviation, and more. Speakers included professionals, government officials, and other transportation innovators.
WTS-Baltimore hosted “Women’s Resource Groups: Lessons Learned & How to Start One at Your Workplace.” Resource groups can be critical in aligning employees with the mission of the organization while developing leaders and fostering a sense of personal investment output.
Leanna Jordan Pierre, Secretary of WTS-Atlanta, shares how her chapter got involved in Hurricane Dorian relief effort, the reality of the infrastructure challenges, and how the storm has affected the people in her life. Pierre is a Procurement Manager and Legal Associate at the State Road & Tollway Authority.
The 6th International Conference on Women’s Issues in Transportation was held in Irvine, California September 10 to 13, 2019. The conference explored women’s perspectives, challenges, achievements, and opportunities with respect to travel and transportation. Members from the WTS community convened for a panel on the advancement of women in transportation.
Chapter Leader Training Open for Registration
August 1, 2019—Chapter Leader Training is now open for registration. The annual two-day event will explore proven best practices for successful chapter management and essential capacity building workshops designed to impact chapter effectiveness and sustainability.
This is the Chapter Leader Training to attend as a substantive review of new WTS procedures, systems and platforms will be given, including:
Review of a new Association Management Syst