The WTS Foundation Thinks Long-term about the Industry’s Workforce

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Transportation YOU participants pose with Southwest plane.

In a survey conducted by WTS International (WTS) in November, half of participants identified retaining and training labor to be one of their biggest challenges in the coming years. Developing our industry’s workforce and increasing its diversity will ensure a more equitable transportation industry.  

That’s why the WTS Foundation is committed to advancing women in transportation with a focus on attracting and retaining young people in the field. Each year the foundation provides scholarships to women pursuing careers in transportation. It also offers educational and career development opportunities to current and aspiring professionals. Through its partnerships, it initiates, sponsors and publishes research. These pieces come together to create the next generation of women in transportation.

During this season of giving, consider donating to the WTS Foundation to help shape the next generation of women in transportation, create a more equitable field, and support innovative research initiatives.

Donating is easier than ever with AmazonSmile! You can donate effortlessly as you shop, with no added cost. Save the link to your browser here. To support the WTS Foundation, Transportation YOU, and a variety of scholarships click here.

Through the generosity of WTS members and supporters the WTS Foundation continues to encourage, strengthen, and connect women in transportation. Your donation supports the Foundation’s ability to deliver long-term to attracting, training, and retaining its workforce. Thank you for considering being a part of this important mission.

 

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