2023 - 2024 Emerging Leaders Spotlight

The WTS Philadelphia Emerging Leaders Program is a forum for young professionals to come together as the next generation of transportation leaders in Philadelphia. Emerging Leaders build a network of their peers and attend developmental events with exclusive speakers, while having a front row seat to all that WTS Philadelphia has to offer! 

We are pleased to present the 2023-2024 Cohort of Emerging Leaders.  Meet the leaders below:

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1 | Meghan Alvarez, Transportation Engagement Coordinator, City of Philadelphia

2 | Molly Blakely, HNTB, Bridge Engineer

3 | Lindsay Boerner, Urban Engineers, Graduate Highway Engineer

4 | Paige Braude, RK&K, Engineer II

5 | Bingchu Chen, Gannett Fleming, Transportation Planner

6 | Elizabeth Coffey, Jacobs Engineering, Transportation Planner

7 | Elizabeth Dobbins, Econsult Solutions, Inc., Senior Analyst

8 | Alyson Dressman, DVRPC, Capital Program Planner

9 | Laura Elliott, Perkins Eastman, Architectural Designer

10 | Sophia Fox, Stokes Creative Group, Public Outreach Specialist

11 | Andi Frisbie, Sowinski Sullivan Architects, Project Designer

12 | Michelle Greenberg, RK&K, Project Engineer I

13 | Ayesha Hassan, Michael Baker International, Civil Associate - Highway

14 | Jenna Hawkins, Primera Engineers, GIS Analyst

15 | Adrian Jen, Philadelphia International Airport, Sr. GIS Analyst

16 | Neekita Joshi, STV, Inc., Civil Engineering Specialist

17 | Emily Khalid, WSP, Senior Architect

18 | Xiao (Lucy) Lin, Philadelphia International Airport, Environmental Engineer

19 | Roya Mahdipour Moghanni, AECOM, Structural Engineer I

20 | Katie Markowitz, A.D. Marble, Environmental Specialist III

21 | Blaire Miran, AECOM, Structural Engineer

22 | Katherine Murphy, WSP, Consultant Civil Engineer

23 | Taylor Novitsky, STV, Inc., Civil Engineering Specialist

24 | Lexy Tracy, Kimley-Horn, Civil Analyst (Transportation Planning and Traffic Operations)

25 | Katie Wade, JMT, Structural Design Engineer

26 | Jackie Weidman, City of Philadelphia Office of Transportation, Infrastructure, and Sustainability, Complete Streets Project Coordinator


Not Pictured:

1 | Shanna Herman, Gannett Fleming, Transit and Rail Administrative Assistant

2 | Melissa Mo, HNTB, Traffic Design Engineer

3 | Emily Ryan, HNTB, Water Resources Engineer II