WTS International seeks to promote lifelong careers in transportation—attracting, retaining, and advancing women in the industry. Its vision is to be recognized worldwide as a network of transportation subject matter experts who are organized in chapters of transportation professionals and university students throughout the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom, with strategic plans to expand further throughout the globe.
WTS International chapters are geographic-specific groups of volunteer members. Chapters connect members to the overall organization on a local level. By providing professional development, industry education events, mentoring to students and young professionals, and networking opportunities for members locally, WTS membership chapters are extremely important.WTS chapters are open to women and men in every country, in every transportation mode, and at every level in their career. To find out if there’s a chapter in your area, please use the Chapter Search tool found on the sidebar of the web site.
WTS Chapter Benefits
Global Networking: WTS chapters are your connection to a global network of high-ranking industry professionals. Members of WTS Chapters have access to an international membership directory to connect with other transportation professionals around the world.
Professional Development: WTS chapters create monthly programs that facilitate member interaction with distinguished industry speakers. Professional development programs are an opportunity to engage transportation leaders in discussions about the most vital transportation issues of the day.
Career Center: The WTS Career Center is the premier electronic recruitment resource for the industry. If you are looking for a new job, or are ready to take the next step in your career, the WTS online career center can help you find the right opportunities.
Chapter Websites: All WTS chapters are provided with their own website to promote their event programming, networking events, and local industry information.
Newsletters and Chapter Leader Communications: Chapter membersstay current on the WTS global network with the monthly newsletter, TranShorts, and special chapter leader communications, Chapter Leader Notes, which contains information and tools to help grow WTS membership.
Social Networks, WTS LinkedIn Group: Connect, share, and form strategic alliances with transportation professionals around the world on WTS International’s LinkedIn and other social media platforms.
Worldwide and Regional Opportunities: WTS chapters are connected to their peers through WTS International. Through WTS chapters you have opportunities for regional collaborations as well as participating in worldwide events and activities.
New WTS Chapter Formation Procedure
If you are interested in forming a new WTS International chapters for transportation professionals or for students of universities or other post-secondary educational institutions, please click the link below for the WTS Chapter Interest and Formation Guide. It is not necessary to be a WTS International member to submit the interest form.
WTS Chapter Interest and Formation Guide