Women's History Month 2024: Advocating for Us

WHM 2023
WTS International Women's History Month by Sarah Castillo


WTS International is proud to support this year's Women's History Month and it's theme, Women Who Advocate for Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion. At WTS, we believe this theme already exemplifies our mission and vision. Our take? At WTS, we are...

Advocating for Us.

We welcome WTS members and stakeholders to participate in this year's WTS Inernational and Chapter WHM activities, joining us as we utilize our collective voice power of self-advocacy for a bigger, brighter future for all.

Celebrate with us!  #WHM2024 #WTSAdvocates24 #WeAreWTS


WTS International's #WHM2024 Highlights

  • Month of March | WTS Membership Drive: "Advocating for You"
    Not yet a WTS member? During Women's History Month, make an investment in yourself, and become engaged with our community. From March 1st–31st, join WTS and realize the benefits of membership, leadership, and connection. WTS Chapters can find out more and download their own WHM24 Membership Campaign and Social Media Toolkit in MyWTS Communities
  • Month of March | Convince Your Leadership
    Have you been considering membership with WTS, but need a little more support? Download a quick guide to WTS membership benefits, and utilize our "Convince Your Leadership" resources to better explain the business value of joining in 2024.
  • Month of March | Continue the Discussion
    Log in to MyWTS Communities to read WHM posts, participate in conversations in the forum, and connect with WTS members across North America. 
  • March 1st | WTS International President and CEO, Sara Stickler: Advocating For Us
    Read our March "Letter from the Leadership" as WTS President and CEO, Sara Stickler, offers her insight on WTS International's role in advocating for Equity, Diversity, Inclusion, Accessibility, and Belonging this Women's History Month. 
  • March 7-8th | WTS Policy Symposium
    Register now for our 2024 WTS Policy Symposium in Washington, D.C. to hear from industry executives and leaders on important topics affecting transportation today; including Thursday keynote Deputy Seceretary of the USDOT, Polly Trottenberg.
  • March 8th | International Women's Day
    Attendees at the Policy Symposium on International Women’s Day will hear from guest speaker Wendy Chun-Hoon, Director of the U.S. Department of Labor Women's Bureau.  
  • March 12th | Equal Pay Day
    This symbolic day denotes how far into the year women must work to be paid what men were paid the previous year. Equal Pay Day 2024 is on March 12 to represent the current state of the gender pay gap: 83% for full-time workers and 77% for all workers.
  • March 15th | WTS on Latinos In Transit Cafe Con Lit
    Join WTS leadership on LIT's monthly Cafe Con LIT.
  • March 21st | WTS DIstinguished Speaker Series - Marian Liou
    Hear from Marian Liou, the Director of Arts and Culture for Smart Growth America on her work and initiatives from Smart Growth America. Registration is complimentary for WTS members - sign up now!
  • March 25th | Eno Transportation Weekly 2024 Women Take Over Edition
    WTS International Board of Directors Chair Jannet Walker-Ford serves as the Guest Editor for Eno Center for Transportation’s special edition of ETW: Women Take Over the week of March 25th.
  • March 27th | USDOT Panel on Gender Justice
    Register to join the U.S. Department of Transportation in person at USDOT HQ on March 27th at 2:00 PM ET for a Women's History Month panel; including representatives from COMTO, NABWIC, AMAC, Thrivance, CTC, FTA, and Sara Stickler with WTS International. Learn more here.
  • March 27th | WTS Connects
    WTS Connects is a program designed specifically for WTS Members to connect, learn, and discuss with each other around specific leadership content. The WTS Connects has two program options: WTS Connects for Members and WTS Connects for Executives. The hour-long sessions will include a presentation from renowned speakers and facilitators on topics like leadership, communicating your value, and power of micro-habits, followed by breakout groups for reflection and discussion. Register now and get to know your colleagues and fellow WTS members  - the March 27th topic is "Communicating Your Value."
  • Around the Industry
    WTS President and CEO Sara Stickler will be a featured guest on a March episode of the Talking Headways podcast from Overhead Wire and Streetsblog USA.