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Thursday, April 10, 2014

Transportation YOU

09:00 AM - 03:00 PM Eastern Standard Time

Science Museum of Virginia
2500 West Broad Street
Richmond, VA , 23220



A day-long workshop intended to incorporate interactive working sessions that introduce young women in grades 6-8 to specialized areas of transportation career fields with a series of breakout sessions led by some of Central Virginia’s most successful leaders within the Transportation Industry.

Know a young woman
interested in learning, asking questions
and problem solving?
 
Who wants to help people and make a difference in the world?
 
This event is for YOU!
 
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“Girls in Transportation”

Thursday, April 10, 2014
9:00am - 3:00pm
Science Museum of Virginia
2500 W Broad Street
Richmond, VA 23220
 

The Central Virginia Chapter will be pairing up with the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA-Richmond Field Office), Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT), and Virginia Department of Rail and Public Transportation (DRPT) to hold a “Girls in Transportation” workshop on April 10, 2014 at the Science Museum of Virginia.  The workshop is intended to incorporate interactive working sessions that introduce young women to specialized areas of transportation careers with a series of breakout sessions led by some of Central Virginia’s most successful leaders within the Transportation Industry.

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This one-day event sponsored by Women's Transportation Seminar (WTS) Central Virginia Chapter is dedicated to students in Grades 6-8.

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This hands-on, interactive mentoring program offers young woment an introduction to a wide variety of careers in transportation.

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WTS chapters are using this opportunity to make a difference in the lives of young women by offering activities that explain opportunities in all modes of transportation and encourage courses in science, technology, engineering and math - the "stepping stones" to exciting careers in the transportation industry.

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Further information is available in the brochure.  Parents of young women in grades 6-8 who are interested in participating should return the completed Parental Consent Form and Photo Release by February 10, 2014.  Forms should be returned to centralva@wtsinternational.org or via US Mail at the address below:

WTS Central Virginia Chapter
c/o McCormick Taylor
ATTN: Robyn Hartz
North Shore Commons A
4951 Lake Brook Drive, Suite 275

Glen Allen, VA  23060

Space is limited to 50 girls; you will be notified no later than February 18th with confirmation of acceptance and additional information related to lunch selection.
 

Your sponsorship of this Transportation YOU event is a great opportunity to advance your firm by increasing its visibility among WTS members while demonstrating your commitment to WTS, Transportation YOU, and the local community. Our Transportation YOU sponsors will be recognized in the WTS newsletter, on the WTS website, and with our Agency Partners for this event.   For additional information, please click here. 

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