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WTS Philadelphia attends the WTS 2014 Annual Confernce

WTS Philadelphia attends the WTS 2014 Annual Confernce

WTS Philadelphia was pleased to have seven members of our chapter attend this year’s annual conference in Portland, OR. The conference focused on The Power of Connection for Mobility, Community and Innovation.

 
An Intimate Look at the 2014 Annual Conference - As Seen through the Eyes of a Shadow

An Intimate Look at the 2014 Annual Conference - As Seen through the Eyes of a Shadow

Each year, Marcia Ferranto selects a young woman to serve as her shadow for the Annual Conference. WTS Philadelphia's Jenna Oskowitz was selected for the WTS 2014 Annual Confernce. Click to read about Jenna's experience.

 
TrYOU at the 2014 Philadelphia Science Carnival

TrYOU at the 2014 Philadelphia Science Carnival

The Transportation YOU Program participated in the Philadelphia Science Carnival on May 3rd. This was our first year not only attending the event, but also staffing a booth.

 
Transportation Leaders Forum: Connecting the DOTs

Transportation Leaders Forum: Connecting the DOTs

Shailen P. Bhatt, Cabinet Secretary of DelDOT and Bradley L. Mallory, Executive Deputy Secretary for Administration of PennDOT provided an informative panel discussion for this forum.

 
WTS Sponsors TransConOpps Session at TansAction Conference

WTS Sponsors TransConOpps Session at TansAction Conference

WTS Greater New York & Philadelphia Chapters sponsored the TransConOpps Session at TransAction. TransConOpps delivers briefings of upcoming opportunities in the New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania region for the transportation sector.

 
 
 

Welcome to the WTS Philadelphia Chapter!

Since 1979, the Philadelphia Chapter has focused on promoting the development and advancement of women in the transportation industry.

We are always looking for more people who want to get involved!  Feel free to browse our site.  For more information regarding membership, please click on the Membership link above or, if you have any questions, contact our Chapter Membership Chair, Carrie Streahle at cstreahle@promatechinc.com.

Carol Rose
President, WTS Philadelphia

carol.rose@stvinc.com

Featured News

2014 Annual Scholarship Fundraiser Success

Friday, July 25, 2014 - WTS Philadelphia hosted our annual scholarship fundraiser and first ever DBE Expo on Tuesday, June 10that Ballroom at the Ben. The net proceeds raised from this event directly support the Women’s Transportation Seminar Foundation (WTSF) and enable the chapter to award scholarships to women who are pursuing careers in transportation at the high school, junior college, undergraduate and graduate program levels.
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Obama’s Plea for Support

Friday, July 25, 2014 - On July 2, 2014, President Obama addressed the nation and spoke about the current state of the nation’s infrastructure as well as the economy. WTS International was received five tickets to attend the event on less than 48 hours’ notice. Jenna Oskowitz, of the Philadelphia chapter, was fortunate enough to receive an invitation from Marcia Ferranto, WTS International CEO and President, to attend the event.
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2014 TrYOU Wrap-Up

Friday, July 25, 2014 - On June 14th, our Transportation YOU program wrapped up another successful program year with a celebration lunch at Landmark Americana Grill in University City. The mentors and mentees, along with some family members, had a chance to reflect on all the amazing events we participated in over this program year, as well as relax and enjoy lunch together one last time before summer begins.
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