The WTS International 2023 Distinguished Speaker Series highlights the voices of top-level experts, speakers, authors, and academics, speaking on topics crucial to equity diversity, and access in transportation. WTS members, partners, and transportation stakeholders will learn about the history of travel, social justice, designing equitable infrastructure, gender-based policy and research, civil service, and much more.

Mia Bay


Dr. Mia Bay

American Historian and Author, Traveling Black: A Story of Race and Resistance 

Professor Mia Bay is a scholar of American and African American intellectual, cultural, and social history, whose recent interests include black women’s thought, African American approaches to citizenship, and the history of race and transportation. She holds a Ph.D. and M.Phil. from Yale University and a B.A. from the University of Toronto. Read Dr. Bay's full bio.

Order Traveling Black: A Story of Race and Resistance.

This event will be virtual with a brief question & answer session.