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Mentorship Program

WTS – San Antonio Region 2019 Mentorship Program


Mentorship Program Goals:

To develop and grow your professional network
To learn more about the transportation industry
To grow personally and professionally


Program Overview:

  • March 11: Application Deadline
  • March 25: Mentorship Kickoff
  • Continuing monthly one-on-one meetings
  • May, June, September, October: Group Seminars (four)
  • November: Mentorship Graduation


Program Expectations:

All mentors and mentees should have the ability to make a commitment to the 9-month program, which will include attendance at: one group kickoff meeting to be held in March ; four group professional development events; one wrap-up event at the end of the Program; and 7 to 8 individual monthly meetings between mentors and their mentee (at mutually agreed upon time and dates).  This represents an estimated 20-hour commitment over the year.  In addition, it is recommended that the mentor-mentee pair should commit to attending at least 1 monthly luncheon during the year, to promote networking and professional growth.


Requirements/Eligibility Criteria:

  • All mentors and mentees are required to be a WTS member at the start of the program.  If you are not yet a member, there’s still time!  Contact our membership chair Jennifer Soto at jsoto@bmbi.com
  • Mentors:
    • Women or men who hold senior positions in the transportation or transportation-related industry, and have the desire and ability to assist their mentees to learn and grow in their careers
  • Mentees:
    • Women in the first five years of experience in the transportation or transportation-related industry, with experience in transportation work or projects.  Also have skills and abilities that demonstrate leadership.

The 2019 Application Submission period is now closed.

Contact manjiri.akalkotkar@viainfo.net


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