WTS History

Since 1977, WTS International, originally named the Women’s Transportation Seminar, has focused on promoting the advancement of women in the transportation industry.

Women were largely discouraged from participating in professional associations – unless the activities were deemed educational. In response, a pioneering group of women organized luncheons and workshops, considered acceptable “seminars.” These founding members supported one another, used their connections to advance their careers, and began to idealize a more diverse, inclusive and equitable transportation industry.

Today, WTS International is a vibrant and essential part of an industry of more than 40,000 transportation professionals. WTS has more than 8,000 members and 67 professional chapters. 

Thank you for being a part of the WTS journey!