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Executive Director Position at WTS International

WTS is currently searching for a talented manager who will help shape and communicate a professional image for the Association and the Foundation in serving in the newly created role of Executive Director. ​

 
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Diane Woodend Jones Receives COMTO’s Women Who Move the Nation Honor

On Wednesday, March 22, 2018 in Washington, DC at the historic Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center, the Conference of Minority Transportation Officials (COMTO) held its 7th annual “Celebrating Women Who Move the Nation” awards ceremony. Diane Woodend Jones, Board Chair, WTS International, Chairman and Principal, Lea+Elliott, Inc. was among the impressive group of women honored.

 
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WTS Celebrates New Partnership with TRB at the 2018 WTS Winter Reception

WTS Board Chair and Lea+Elliott, Inc. Chairman, Diane Woodend Jones welcomed attendees of Transportation Research Board's (TRB) conference held in Washington D.C. to the 2018 WTS Winter Reception and announced WTS MOU (Memorandum of Understanding) with TRB!

 
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Call for 2018 WTS Annual Conference Poster Session Abstracts

WTS International invites you to submit a poster session abstract for the 2018 Annual Conference in San Diego – Driving the Waves of Change. The conference will take place May 16 - 18, 2018. The event will bring together transportation professionals to share their experiences and insights on how they are making waves in this ever-evolving field.

 
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Board Spotlight: Flora Castillo, WTS International Board Director

Each member of WTS International's Board of Directors is dedicated to the fulfillment of the WTS mission by serving in positions for two-year terms. Flora Castillo, NJ Transit Board Member, has been a valued member of WTS for more than 15 years and is in her second term as a member of the WTS Board of Directors. We sat down with Flora to learn more about her involvement in transportation and her perspectives on the advancement of women in the industry.

 
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Siemens Donates $10,000 to Support WTS Foundation and Women in Transportation

Siemens Mobility Division out of Sacramento, CA, has contributed $10,000 to the WTS Foundation for the advancement of women in the transportation industry. The selection of WTS Foundation to receive the generous, unrestricted gift is part of an enterprise-wide program at Siemens called “Caring Hands.”​

 
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Call for 2018-2020 WTS Board Nominations

International and Foundation Board Nominations, open now. Due November 30, 2017.

 
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Call for 2018 WTS Annual Conference Abstracts: Breakout Sessions

WTS International invites you to submit an abstract for the 2018 Annual Conference in San Diego – Driving the Waves of Change. The conference will take place May 16 - 18, 2018. The event will bring together transportation professionals to share their experiences and insights on how they are making waves in this ever-evolving field.

 
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WTS Breakfast at APTA Annual Meeting in Atlanta

Attention 2017 APTA Annual Meeting and EXPO Attendees! In conjunction with WTS International, you are cordially invited to the WEDNESDAY WAKE-UP BREAKFAST: Climbing the Ladder, Building the Pipeline 7:30am - 9:15am Thomas B. Murphy Ballroom, 5th Level, GWCC Tickets required

 
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HMMH Strives for Gender Diversity and Equal Pay

HMMH's leadership has been deeply engaged with WTS for years, but this is just one piece of the company's multi-tiered approach to working toward professional equality and equal pay for women. Acknowledging the critical role businesses must play in reducing the national pay gap, HMMH was one of the first national signatories to the White House Equal Pay Pledge ...

 
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Board Spotlight: Foundation Board Director, Karen Philbrick

Karen Philbrick, Executive Director for Mineta Transportation Institute, has been a valued member of WTS for more than nine years and is in her first term as a member of the WTS Foundation Board of Directors. She also serves on the WTS Scholarship Committee as well as the Bylaws committee. WTS sat down with Karen to learn more how she got her start in the industry and her perspectives on the advancement of women.

 
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Lisa Hoekenga – Where She is Now

When Lisa Hoekenga received the WTS Molitoris Leadership Scholarship, she was an undergraduate student. Today, she leads projects at Michael Baker International and is President of the WTS Northeast Ohio Chapter. WTS sat down with Lisa to learn more about where her WTS scholarship has led her, and what she sees in her future.

 
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Board Spotlight: Paula Hammond, Board Director WTS International

Each member of WTS International's Board of Directors is dedicated to the fulfillment of the WTS mission by serving in positions for two-year terms. Paula Hammond, National Transportation Market Leader at WSP USA, has been a valued member of WTS for more than 20 years and is in her second term as a member of the WTS Board of Directors for which she serves on the Finance Committee.

 
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Board Spotlight: WTS Foundation Board Director, Karen Good

Karen Good, Project Manager II at Denver Public Works in Colorado, has been an active member of WTS for 11 years and has served as WTS Colorado Chapter President, on the Circle of Excellence committee since 2014, as the Fundraising Chair of the 2012 WTS International Annual Conference, and is an alum of the WTS Leadership Program. WTS sat down with Karen to find out how she landed at Denver Public Works from her beginnings in landscape architecture, and what drives her passion for supporting the​

 

WTS 2017 Transportation Award Winners to be Recognized at Conference

WTS International, the association for the professional advancement of women in transportation, has selected the winners of its annual recognition awards for 2017. Each of the six awards will be presented at an awards ceremony on May 18 during the 2017 WTS Annual Conference in Brooklyn, NY.

 
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Board Spotlight: Jannet Walker Ford, Secretary, WTS Board of Directors

Jannet Walker Ford, Vice President and General Manager, Eastern Region, Americas, at Cubic Transportation Systems, kicked off her two-year term as Secretary for the WTS International Board of Directors last year. WTS sat down with Jannet, a 14-year WTS member, to find out how she got involved in the transportation industry and what drives her passion for the advancement of women in the industry.

 

WTS International Announces 2017 Scholarship Winners

The winners of WTS International's six scholarships for 2017 have been announced! Each of the winners will be recognized at an awards banquet on May 18 during the 2017 WTS Annual Conference in Brooklyn, NY.

 
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Board Spotlight: Paula Pienton, Treasurer, WTS Foundation

Paula Pienton, S.E., P.E., Director of Passenger Rail at T.Y. Lin International, serves as Treasurer for the WTS Foundation Board of Directors. WTS sat down with Paula to find out how she got involved in the transportation industry and what drives her passion for the advancement of women in the industry.​

 
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Transurban’s Gender Diversity Far Surpasses Industry in Leadership Roles

For three years in a row, WTS corporate partner, Transurban, an infrastructure investor and long-term operator of urban toll road networks in the U.S. and Australia, has been named to the Australian Workplace Gender Equality Agency’s “Employer of Choice for Gender Equality” list. Its diversity vision is ‘to strengthen the Transurban community through inclusion, respect and valuing difference.’ Nearly half (45%) of Transurban’s senior exec are women, and ...

 
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GPI - Internally Promoting Diversity and Inclusion in Support of the WTS Mission

Greenman-Pedersen, Inc.'s visionary philosophy, “Many Talents, One Firm,” is focused mainly upon what truly makes it unique--its diverse staff of both men and women who serve clients, and one another as design professionals, technical specialists, administrators and support staff, motivated by the desire to succeed. GPI’s values of teamwork, quality, and commitment set it apart and are the key elements for its growth and continued success.

 
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Board Spotlight: Michelle Caldwell, Board Member, WTS International

Each member of WTS International's Board of Directors is dedicated to the fulfillment of the WTS mission by serving in positions for two-year terms. Michelle Caldwell, Chief Financial Officer at Foothill Transit, has been a valued member of WTS for more than 20 years and just kicked off her first year as a member of the WTS Board of Directors.

 
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Women Business Owners Roundtable Now Open

Applications are now open for the 2017 WTS Women Business Owners Roundtable, being held in conjunction with the WTS Annual Conference, May 17, 2017.

 
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Board Spotlight: WTS Foundation Past Chair, Dorri Raposa

Dorri Raposa, Senior Vice President at HDR, has been an active member of WTS for 27 years and has served as Chair of the WTS Foundation, as a member of the WTS International Board of Directors, Chair of the WTS International Corporate Relations Committee, President of the WTS Boston Chapter, and Co-Chair of the 2003 WTS Annual Conference.

 
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Jessica Prince – Where She is Now

When Jessica Prince received a WTS scholarship, she was a student at the University of Oklahoma. Since then, with new confidence to head into a career in transportation, her career path has taken her to leading a construction office for the Oklahoma DOT.

 
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Call for Task Force Members

A task force is being formed to guide the creation and launch of the Mentorship Match and Speakers Bureau platforms, which will be housed within the WTS Knowledge Lab. This is a great opportunity to participate in an exciting initiative that will help serve the association.

 
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ICF Leads the Way with Transportation Industry Research, Policy Development, and Infrastructure Implementation

ICF is a global consulting and technology services provider with more than 5,000 professionals focused on making big things possible for its clients. ICF’s team includes business analysts, policy specialists, technologists, researchers, digital strategists, social scientists, and creatives.

 
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Board Spotlight: Lisa Thompson, Board Member, WTS International

Each member of WTS International's board of directors is dedicated to the fulfillment of the WTS mission by serving in positions for two-year terms. Lisa Thompson, National Director of Toll Client Development at HNTB, has been a valued member of WTS for more than 10 years and just kicked off her first year as a member of the WTS Board of Directors.

 
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At Jacobs, Inclusion + Diversity = Success

Maintaining an inclusive and diverse Jacobs workplace is essential to the success of Jacobs, its employees, and its clients. Learning about new and different perspectives creates more varied thinking, energizing its people and encouraging creativity, collaboration, and innovation resulting in better decision making and solution finding.

 
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Board Spotlight: Deborah Dagang, Vice Chair, WTS Foundation

Each member of WTS Foundation's board of directors is dedicated to the fulfillment of the WTS mission by serving in positions for two-year terms. Deborah Dagang, Business Vice President at CH2M, has been an active member of WTS for 30 years and has served two years as Foundation Treasurer and has just kicked off her two-year term as Vice Chair.

 
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COMTO Seeks CEO

The Conference of Minority Transportation Officials (COMTO) seeks a Chief Executive Officer to lead the nation’s leading multimodal advocacy organization for minority professionals and businesses in the transportation industry.

 

Pembroke Pines Students Discover Careers in Transportation Industry

TransportationYOU Event at Walter C. Young Middle School in Pembroke Pines, FL. The day started off by giving the students a brief presentation on Transportation Engineering & Planning as well as an introduction of how the volunteers came into their respective field. They were then given a chance to complete transportation related activities. We also had activities set up to expose them to transportation related concepts.

 
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Congratulations to WTS Board Member, Stephanie Dawson

Congratulations to WTS Board Member, Stephanie Dawson, For being honored as Veterans Day Grand Marshal ​

 
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Arianna Huffington to Address WTS Conference

Arianna Huffington, founder of The Huffington Post, founder and CEO of Thrive Global, and author of 15 books, has been confirmed as the keynote speaker for the 2017 WTS Annual Conference.

 
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Arcadis – Celebrating Diversity and Championing Women

Arcadis, a proud national sponsor of WTS International, is the leading global design and consultancy firm for natural and built assets. With 27,000 people active in over 70 countries, the firm applies their deep market sector insights and collective design, consultancy, engineering, project and management services, as they work in partnership with their clients to deliver exceptional and sustainable outcomes throughout the lifecycle of the clients’ natural and built assets.

 
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Board Spotlight: Maggie Walsh, Vice Chair, WTS International

Each member of WTS International's board of directors is dedicated to the fulfillment of the WTS mission by serving in positions for two-year terms. Maggie Walsh, Vice President at HDR, Inc., has been an active member of WTS for 19 years and has served four years as Director at large and has just kicked off her two-year term as Vice Chair.

 
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Marsha Anderson Bomar Recognized as Engineering Leader

Marsha Anderson Bomar, past WTS Board Member and executive director for the Gwinnett Village Community Improvement District, was among the three recipients of the 2016 William H. Wisely American Civil Engineer Award from the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE).

 
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Leadership Transition

WTS is on a positive path toward new professional leadership. As Chair of the WTS International Board, I serve as the primary point of public and WTS leadership interface for WTS International. My focus is to effectively lead the organization through the leadership transition. I am committed to working closely with the WTS International professional staff until a permanent leader is in place.

 
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Michael Baker International: Building a More Diverse Workforce to Strengthen Creativity, Innovation and Diversity of Experience

Michael Baker International, a global leader in engineering, planning and consulting, has been partnering with communities since 1940 to solve their most complex infrastructure challenges with a legacy of expertise, diverse experience, innovation and integrity.

 
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WTS London's Camilla Ween Wants to Fix Your City, No Matter Where You Live

In his turn-of-the-20th-century novel Sister Carrie, Theodore Dreiser shocked America with his raw, naturalistic portrayal of a rural society transforming into an urban industrial one. Today, architect, Harvard Loeb Fellow, and WTS London president Camilla Ween has done much the same thing, captivating the world with her compelling treatise on the forthcoming 21st Century urban transformation, Future Cities: All that Matters.

 
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Rachel Skinner, the Past President of WTS London, has been named as one of the top 50 Women in Engineering in a list published by the Daily Telegraph on National Women in Engineering Day.

Rachel Skinner, the Past President of WTS London, has been named as one of the top 50 Women in Engineering in a list published by the Daily Telegraph on National Women in Engineering Day.

 
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Stantec and Diversity

Since 1954, WTS Corporate Partner Stantec’s local strength, knowledge, and relationships, coupled with its world-class expertise, have allowed them to go anywhere to meet their clients' needs in more creative and personalized ways. With a long-term commitment to the people and places they serve, Stantec has the unique ability to connect to projects on a personal level and advance the quality of life in communities across the globe.

 
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Board Spotlight: Stephanie Dawson

Each member of WTS International's board of directors is dedicated to the fulfillment of the mission to attract, retain, and advance women in the industry. This month, the Board Spotlight column features Stephanie Dawson, who is in her second term on the board and has been an active member of WTS for 10 years.

 
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Board Spotlight: Teresa Welborn

Each member of WTS Foundation's board of directors is dedicated to the fulfillment of the mission to attract, retain, and advance women in the industry. This month, the Board Spotlight column features Teresa Welborn, who has been an active member of WTS for many years.

 
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Opening Our Eyes to Transportation

The 2016 Transportation YOU DC Summit took place on May 22 to May 26, 2016. Twenty-two female students from across the U.S. and their mentors participated in the fifth annual Transportation YOU DC Youth Summit. Mentee Paula Villagrana-Ocasio writes about her particularly wonderful experience.

 
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Success through Women in Transportation

Atkins knows that women in transportation and STEM fields are critical to meeting present and future challenges and—in the big picture—provide a more balanced, diverse workforce that benefits the company as a whole. This includes women in leadership roles. New research from The Peterson Institute for International Economics reveals a six percent increase to a company’s net margin when at least 30 percent of their leaders are female.1 But how does the needle get moved in engineering and transport​

 
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To Grow in Your Field, Volunteer

A special message from Marcia Ferranto, WTS President and CEO, and TRB's Executive Director, Neil Pedersen.​

 
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Board Spotlight: Laurie Cullen, Chair, WTS Foundation

Each member of WTS Foundation's board of directors is dedicated to the fulfillment of its mission by serving for two-year terms. This month, the Board Spotlight column features Laurie Cullen, WTS Foundation Board Chair, who has been an active member of WTS for 27 years.

 
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WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff: A Commitment to Diversity and to WTS

Dedication to fostering diversity in its workplace and support for the efforts of WTS on international, national, and local levels have been hallmarks of WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff for many years. The firm’s commitment to WTS has been unwavering, as evidenced by the level of participation among the staff and through the recognition received by the firm and individuals who are in leadership roles within the organization.

 
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Diane Woodend Jones Address to Membership

Diane Woodend Jones, Chair of the 2016-2018 WTS International Board, Address to Membership at the 2016 Annual Conference Business Meeting

 
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Board Spotlight: Rina Cutler, Treasurer, WTS International Board of Directors

Each member of WTS International's board of directors is dedicated to the fulfillment of the WTS mission by serving for two-year terms. This month, the Board Spotlight column features Rina Cutler, WTS International Board Treasurer, who has been an active member of WTS for many years.

 
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A company proud of its people, its work and its diversity

CH2M’s employees are excited by tough challenges — the tougher they are, the more energized they get. They love to take on their clients’ most complex transportation infrastructure problems, turning them upside down and inside out, solving them in ways nobody has thought of before. CH2M’s partners and clients include governments, cities, and businesses in more than 50 countries. To meet their mobility goals, CH2M taps deeply integrated capabilities across the organization — in aviation, bridges,​

 
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WTS 2016 Transportation Award Winners to be Recognized at Conference

WTS has selected the winners of its annual recognition awards for 2016. Each of the six awards will be presented at an awards banquet on May 19 during the 2016 WTS Annual Conference in Austin, Texas. ​

 
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WTS Congratulates USDOT's Susan Kurland

March 23, 2016—(Washington, DC) Marcia Ferranto, President and CEO of WTS International, the association whose mission is to build the future of transportation through the global advancement of women, released a statement regarding USDOT’s Susan Kurland’s new role as Deputy Commissioner - Air Services Development at the Chicago Department of Aviation.

 
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HNTB Corporation: Building today’s U.S. infrastructure

The women of HNTB are planning, designing, and engineering our nation’s infrastructure. Whether leading complex projects or honed in on a specific task, they’re an integral part of creating a better world.

 
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WTS 2016 Central Region Conference Success

The WTS Central Region Conference held last month in Indianapolis was a success. Over 100 WTS members, including chapter leaders and board members, convened for this special event featuring topics relevant in the WTS Central Region.

 
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Board Spotlight: Michael Schneider

Each member of WTS International's board of directors is dedicated to the fulfillment of the WTS mission by serving for two-year terms. This month, the Board Spotlight column features Michael Schneider, who has been an active member of WTS for more than thirty years.

 
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WTS International Announces 2016 Scholarship Winners

The winners of the seven WTS scholarships for 2016 have selected! Each of the winners will be recognized at an awards banquet on May 19 during the 2016 WTS Annual Conference in Austin, Texas.

 
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WTS Seeks Finance Manager

WTS International is seeking a seasoned individual to act as Finance Manager to WTS International and WTS Foundation. As part of the WTS International team, this position reports to the President/CEO and is responsible for managing all day-to-day financial activities of WTS, while serving as the primary financial liaison to internal and external stakeholders.

 
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WTS Congratulates Therese McMillan on New Post

March 4, 2016—(Washington, DC) Marcia Ferranto, President and CEO of WTS International, the association whose mission is to build the future of transportation through the global advancement of women, released a statement regarding Therese McMillan’s new Role as Chief Planning Officer with the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LA Metro):

 

WTS Congratulates Eno’s Robert Puentes

Marcia Ferranto, President and CEO of WTS International, the association whose mission is to build the future of transportation through the global advancement of women, released a statement regarding the Eno Center for Transportation’s appointment of Robert J. Puentes as its President and Chief Executive Officer:

 
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Berrill Honored by ENR as Top "20 Under 40" Honoree

Congratulations to WTS Pittsburgh Chapter Board Member, Wendy Berrill, who will be featured as an Honoree in the March issue of ENR Mid-Atlantic, which will spotlight regional young professionals as the top "20 Under 40."

 
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Kimley-Horn “Lift” Program Recruits, Develops, and Retains Women

Employees know WTS International's newest Corporate Partner, Kimley-Horn, for its commitment to its core purpose, which is "to provide an environment for our people to flourish." People are fulfilled, motivated, and challenged in different ways. In order to foster individual aspirations, the firm supports its people as they grow into larger roles and take on responsibilities that are important to them.

 
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Board Spotlight: Diane Woodend Jones

Each member of WTS International's board of directors is dedicated to the fulfillment of the WTS mission by serving for two years in their position. WTS is pleased to launch its new "Board Spotlight" column to help members and supporters get to know the Board and what drives them to move the mission forward. The Board Spotlight column kicks off with Vice Chair Diane Woodend Jones.

 
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Register for Women in ACT

Join Marcia Ferranto, WTS President and CEO, at the Women in ACT Summit to gain exciting insight from the women and organizations that are laying a solid foundation for women’s access to leadership positions in the transportation industry. Panelists will discuss the ways women lead differently, the bottom-line benefits of promoting greater diversity in corporate leadership, and how to grow and maintain visibility in a male-dominated industry.

 
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WTS Knowledge Lab - New Member Benefit

WTS International is pleased to announce the opening of the WTS Knowledge Lab. The Knowledge Lab is a members-only portal to documents, videos, transcripts, and other resources that offer career and industry content. This information is curated specifically for the WTS membership, searchable by topic, mode, career level, job discipline, event, and more.

 
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2016 WTS Central Region Conference

Join us in Indianapolis for the WTS Central Region Conference, a gathering of insightful professionals, top government officials, and our future transportation innovators and leaders to gain critical knowledge and elevate important discussions of current and developing multi-modal transportation topics relevant to the states of the region!

 

Call for 2016 - 2018 WTS Board Nominations

Nominations and statements of interest due December 23, 2015, for the 2016 - 2018 WTS International Board and WTS Foundation Board.

 
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Jacy Good to Address Women in Transportation

Jacy Good, an advocate and public speaker for cell-free roads, has been confirmed as a keynote speaker for the 2016 annual conference of WTS International, the association for the professional advancement of women in transportation.

 

2016 WTS Winter Reception

WTS, in conjunction with the TRB's Committee on Women's Issues in Transportation, invites you to join us at the annual winter reception during the Transportation Research Board's annual meeting.

 
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Call for Poster Session Presentations

If you are involved in the cutting edge of new technologies, tools, policies and options, and are leading the ‘future of transportation,’ we want to hear from you. Please consider sharing your insights and solutions in a poster presentation at the 2016 WTS Annual Conference in Austin, Texas, May 2016.

 
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Lilly Ledbetter to Address Women in Transportation

Lilly Ledbetter, the Women’s Equality Activist responsible for the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act, has been confirmed as the keynote speaker for the2016 WTS Annual Conference in Austin.

 
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Transportation Leaders Make Book on Women’s Wisdom

WTS International past presidents Grace Crunican and Liz Levin have found a way to impart the most important part of experience—wisdom. BART general manager Crunican and consultant and former MassDOT/MBTA board member Levin have authored a new book Boots on the Ground, Flats in the Boardroom: Transportation Women Tell Their Stories.

 
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Call for Abstracts - 2016 WTS Annual Conference

If you are involved in the cutting edge of new technologies, tools, policies and options, and are leading the ‘future of transportation,’ you have an opportunity to submit your insights and solutions for a breakout session presentation at the 2016 WTS Annual Conference in Austin, Texas, in May.

 
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WTS Northwest Region Supports Transportation and Communities Summit at PSU

The WTS International Northwest Region Council recently participated in the Transportation and Communities Summit at the Transportation Research and Education Center for Portland State University (TREC).

 
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Member-to-Member Campaign Kicks Off Oct. 1, 2015

WTS International is pleased to announce the 2015 WTS Member-to-Member campaign. Growing WTS membership means increasing the network of transportation professionals supporting the global advancement of women.With each member’s participation, WTS is closer to achieving its mission!

 
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WTS International Creates Recognition Awards for Men

WTS International, the association for the advancement of women in transportation, has announced that they are adding a sixth award to its roster of annual award opportunities that are recognized throughout the transportation industry: The WTS Honorable Ray LaHood Award, which will be awarded to a man each year.

 
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The 2015 WTS Annual Conference in Chicago - A Behind the Scenes Perspective

Mary Sisay from Parsons Brinckerhoff was blown away by her experience as a CEO Shadow at the 2015 WTS Annual Conference. She shares her story today on the WTS web site.

 
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WTS Transportation YOU Summit Attracts More Young Women to Industry

Every year, a group of girls have a once in a life-time experience at the Transportation YOU DC Summit. This year, 18 girs embraced every opportunity to learn about the transportation industry in Washington DC last week. The Transportation YOU DC Youth Summit spanned five days and included a visit to USDOT to meet with some of the young women from various modes who have chosen transportation as a career, and a meeting with Victor Mendez, Deputy Secretary of the U.S. Department of Transportation.​

 

WTS International Announces 2015 Transportation Award Winners

WTS International has selected the annual recognition award winners for 2015. Five awards will be presented at the awards banquet on May 21 during the 2015 WTS Annual Conference in Chicago, IL. The awards are for Woman of the Year, Member of the Year, Rosa Parks Diversity Award, Employer of the Year and Most Innovative Project of the Year.

 

WTS International is looking for a Membership/Project Assistant

The Membership/Project Assistant is the front line manager for the association providing superior customer service to members, attendees, leadership, outside vendors and staff. This position is responsible for responding to member and nonmember inquiries regarding memberships, conference registrations, and general information. This position serves as the primary manager of the association database and includes maintaining complete accuracy of association membership records. The Membership/Proje​

 
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Clean Transportation & Energy Consulting Firm Joins WTS as Partner for Advancement of Women in Transportation

Gladstein, Neandross & Associates (GNA), a leading clean transportation and energy consulting firm, has committed to a partnership engagement with WTS International, the association for the global advancement of women in transportation.

 

Ferranto Calls for Men to Help WTS Advance Women at COMTO Awards

Marcia Ferranto, President and CEO of WTS International, accepted a Women Who Move the Nation award at an annual awards ceremony presented by COMTO, the Conference of Minority Transportation Officials.​

 
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Why Transportation Agencies Need More Women Engineers

North Carolina is trying to recruit girls for careers in engineering not only to fill anticipated vacancies but also because hiring more women could make the roads safer.

 
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Marcia Ferranto to Receive COMTO Honor

Marcia Ferranto, WTS International President and CEO, is one of 12 women who will be honored at the fourth annual "Women Who Move the Nation" awards by the Conference of Minority Transportation Officials (COMTO).

 
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JOIN Secretary Foxx for a Google Fire Side Chat on Monday on the Future of Transportation in America

PLEASE JOIN U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx and Google Chairman Eric Schmidt for a A Virtual Fireside Chat on the Future of Transportation in America Monday, February 2nd, 2015 3:00pm - 4:00pm PST (6:00pm - 7:00pm EST)

 
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WTS Philadelphia Members Join Forces and Win FTA Contract

WTS Philadelphia members Victoria Malaszeski and Karen Jehanian create a joint venture and win $15 million FTA PMO Contract.

 
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WTS Winter Reception Breaks Attendance Record

This year, nearly 400 members of the transportation community, including students, individuals from the public and private sectors, and high-level industry leaders enjoyed networking at the 2015 WTS Winter Reception. The reception is held each year on Sunday evening of the TRB Annual Meeting.

 
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WTS London Commemorates 100 Years of Women in Transport

The WTS London Chapter was delighted to support the commemoration event marking the centennial anniversary of the First World War and a significant moment in the history of transport, when 100,000 women entered our industry to take on the responsibilities held by large numbers of men who enlisted for military service when the UK entered the war.

 
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Lynn Peterson, WTS Scholarship Recipient

When Lynn Peterson received a WTS scholarship, she was a student at Portland State University working toward a degree in urban and regional planning. Since then, her career path has taken her all the way to leader of transportation for the state of Washington. WTS sat down with Lynn to find out more details about where her WTS scholarship has led her, and what she sees in her future.

 
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WTS , AECOM, BNSF on DOL Women’s Bureau Webinar

The Women’s Bureau of the U.S. Department of Labor, in collaboration with WTS International, hosted a FREE webinar discussion on increasing women’s participation in the transportation industry.

 
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Marcia Ferranto Named an Influential Person of the Decade

In honor of METRO Magazine's 110th anniversary, the publication has highlighted some of the influential people from the transportation industry from the past decade (2004 – 2014).

 
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Timely Industry Topics and Unprecedented Panel Wow at Policy Symposium

U.S. Senator Tom Carper (D-Del.), a panel of former U.S. Transportation Secretaries, and a host of high-profile thought leaders from both the public and private sectors came together to participate in the 2014 WTS Policy Symposium on October 1.

 
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Chairman Tom Carper and U.S. Transportation Leaders Confirmed for WTS Policy Symposium

U.S. Senator Tom Carper (D-Del.) and transportation leaders from both the public and private sectors have confirmed their participation in the 2014 WTS Policy Symposium on October 1, 2014 at the Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill.

 
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Change Agent—Michael Townes, Attracting a Diverse Workforce to Transportation

The culmination of Michael Townes’ early life, career, and influence within the transportation industry has led to his passion for diversity, including filling the industry’s workforce pipeline with more women, and for supporting WTS International.

 
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Atkins Joins WTS as Partner for Advancement of Women in Transportation

Atkins, a project management consultancy, has committed to a partnership engagement with WTS International. Atkins has announced it will commit its partnership with WTS at the Champion level, making a substantial commitment in support of the association’s programs and operations internationally.

 
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Special WTS Panel Session Planned for ITS World Congress

Attendees of the 2014 ITS World Congress in Detroit this coming September are invited to join WTS International at a special lunch and panel discussion presentation that will provide a forum for exploration of top industry issues, highlighting the advancement of women in the transportation, ITS, and technology industries.

 
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Jul 25, 2014 05:00 PM

Obama’s Plea for Support

On July 2, 2014, President Obama addressed the nation and spoke about the current state of the nation’s infrastructure as well as the economy. WTS International was received five tickets to attend the event on less than 48 hours’ notice. Jenna Oskowitz, of the Philadelphia chapter, was fortunate enough to receive an invitation from Marcia Ferranto, WTS International CEO and President, to attend the event.

 
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Jul 10, 2014 03:04 PM

Transportation YOU Summit Seeks to Close Industry’s Gender Gap

In the midst of issues swirling around the Highway Trust Fund crisis, senior officials from transportation’s public and private sectors took the time to meet with 21 high-school girls who have shown an interest in learning more about career opportunities in the industry for WTS International's Transportation YOU program.

 
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Jun 25, 2014 11:56 AM

WTS Mourns the Loss of Julie Cunningham, Leader of COMTO

Marcia Ferranto, President and CEO of WTS International, released a statement regarding the passing of Julie Cunningham, President and CEO of the Conference of Minority Transportation Officials (COMTO) on June 24, 2014

 
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2014 WTS Annual Conference Success

The annual conference of WTS International held in Portland, OR, in May provided attendees with a robust agenda that followed the theme of mobility, community, and innovation.

 
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Apr 29, 2014 07:35 PM

Secretary Foxx Transmits Grow America Act to U.S. Congress

Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx has formally transmitted the Grow America Act to Congress. The GROW AMERICA Act is a $302 billion, four-year transportation re-authorization proposal that provides increased, stable funding for U.S. highways, bridges, transit, and rail systems. Dana Hook, Chair of WTS International, released a statement.

 
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Apr 08, 2014 06:06 PM

Janet Oakley Appointed SC Transportation Secretary

South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley announced Monday, April 7, 2014, that she has appointed WTS member, Janet Oakley, a national federal policy expert, to lead the SC Department of Transportation.

 
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2014 WTS Recognition Awards Announced

WTS International has selected the winners of its annual recognition awards for 2014. Each of the five awards will be presented at an awards banquet on May 15 during the 2014 WTS Annual Conference in Portland, OR. Read further for details.

 

Meet the 2014 - 2016 Boards

The 2014 - 2016 WTS International Board of Directors has been elected and the WTS Foundation Board of Directors for 2014 - 2016 has been appointed. The incoming boards will assume their roles at the WTS business meeting on Friday, May 16, 2014, in Portland, OR.

 
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Business Owner Profile: Valerie Southern

Valerie Southern is President of her own consulting practice in Virginia that provides transportation planning and traffic engineering. A 30-year member of WTS, she is the co-founder of the WTS Chicago Chapter and has served on the WTS International Board of Directors. WTS sat down with Valerie to find out why she started her own practice and where she found support.

 
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Kat Cole, Cinnabon, to Address Women in Transportation

Kat Cole, president of the cinnamon roll brand, Cinnabon, has been confirmed as the keynote speaker for the 2014 annual conference of WTS International that will take place May 14 - 16, 2014, in Portland, Oregon.

 

Women in Transportation Symposium March 5, 2014

Join the U.S. Department of Transportation to learn about the innovative programs that the USDOT and stakeholders have to offer small businesses, and to encourage young women in STEM fields (science, technology, engineering, and math).

 
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Jennifer Russell, WTS Helene M. Overly Memorial Scholarship Recipient

When Jennifer Russell received a WTS scholarship, she was a student at the University of Southern California working toward an engineering degree. Since then, her career path has taken her to exciting rail projects and an opportunity to help WTS further its mission by helping launch a new WTS chapter. WTS sat down with Russell to find out more details about where her WTS scholarship has led her, and what she sees in her future.

 
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HDR Increases Its Commitment to Women in Transportation

HDR Engineering, Inc., has committed to an increase in its partnership engagement with WTS International. An historically Champion-level partner in support of the association, HDR has announced it will increase its partnership with WTS to the Trailblazer level, making a substantial commitment in support of the association’s programs and operations.

 
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Cokie Roberts to Address Women in Transportation

Cokie Roberts, best-selling author and award-winning journalist, has been confirmed as the keynote speaker for the 2014 WTS Annual Conference that will take place May 14 - 16, 2014, in Portland, Oregon.​

 
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Women Leaders in Transportation Invited to SOTU

General Motors CEO Mary Barra and trucking company founder Andra Rush will be seated in First Lady Michele Obama's box for President Obama’s State of the Union Address tonight.

 
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TxDOT Horseshoe DBE Heavy Highway Training

PLC will be offering technical training for DBE firms that are currently working on the Horseshoe Project, firms interested in performing work on future TxDOT projects, or firms interested in future projects managed by the PLC joint venture partners of Fluor Corporation and Balfour Beatty Infrastructure.​

 
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Jan 23, 2014 08:01 PM

Southwest Airlines and Lea+Elliott Commit Support for Girls in STEM

Southwest Airlines Co. and Lea+Elliott have made substantial commitments to WTS International, the association for the global advancement of women in transportation, to support the association’s Transportation YOU program for girls aged 13 – 18. Transportation YOU is managed by WTS chapters across the U.S. with various programs that include mentorships, technical tours, and hands-on activities to encourage girls to continue on an academic path focused on STEM.

 

2013 Corporate Sponsors Event

WTS Greater Dallas/Fort Worth Chapter hosted a special event on November 21, 2013for Corporate Partners and Chapter Board/Committee members to honor individual leaders who have gone above and beyond to improve transportation in the North Central Texas region. This year’s event titled “Leaders Promoting the Advancement and Growth of Transportation in North Central Texas” will consist of a reception honoring The T, Fort Worth Transportation Authority, and DART.

 
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Change Agent, Suzanne Boda—Beating the Gender Odds in the Executive Suite

Suzanne Boda joined the aviation industry to saitsfy her passion for world cultures, eventually landing where she is today. But when she first began making her way into higher positions, Suzanne was met with sideways glances and challenges as one of the few women in the room. She met those challenges head-on and her career path is clearly a testament to her success.

 

New Transportation Appointments in Virginia

In addition to Secretary of Transportation, several additional transportation-related appointments have been made this month.

 

WTS Accepting Proposals For Leadership Program

WTS International, the association for the advancement of women in transportation, is accepting proposals for the creation and management of the association's enhanced Leadership Development Program. For inquiries and a copy of the RFP, please contact Margaret Mullins, WTS Director of Operations: mmullins@wtsinternational.org.​

 
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James Hanley, Executive Director of Beverly Willis Architecture Foundation

Beverly Willis Architecture Foundation (BWAF) announced that James T. Hanley has been appointed its executive director after a national leadership search. Through research, education and programs, the Foundation focuses attention on the contributions of women in architecture and related fields. It works to ensure that they are afforded opportunities at the highest leadership levels in these professions.​

 
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Dec 11, 2013 07:11 PM

WTS Congratulates Mary Barra on CEO Post at GM

WTS International congratulated Mary Barra on her new post as the company’s Chief Executive Officer. Her position makes Barra the first female CEO at GM, and the first female CEO in the automotive industry.​

 
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Women in Transport: Good for Business

WTS London's Houses of Parliament high-profile event moves WTS closer to its mission to attract, retain, and advance women in transportation.

 

Casting Now, Auto Designers for TV Competition Reality Show

The Casting Directors from the producers of “Project Runway” and creators of the hit shows “The Real World” and “Keeping up with the Kardashians” are searching for a cast of talented automobile designers/customizers to star in a new reality show, “Revved Up” (working title).

 

Call for 2014 - 2016 WTS Board Nominations

Details regarding board positions, the nominations forms for the WTS Association Board , and the WTS Foundation board.

 
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Business Owner Profile: Ann Johnson, P.E.

Ann Johnson started an engineering consulting company when she realized she could serve the industry on her own. Ann is now President of Professional Engineering Services, Ltd., a civil-engineering consulting and construction-monitoring services company. We sat down with Ann to find out how she got started, what her challenges were, and where she found support.

 

WWTS Announced 2013 Recognition Award Recipients

WTS Wisconsin is proud to announce the recipients of our 2013 Recognition Awards...

 
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Industry Leaders Join WTS for Policy Symposium

The 2013 WTS Transportation Policy Symposium, held September 17, 2013, featured industry leaders from both the public and private sectors talking about the future of aviation, public-private partnerships, high-speed rail, intelligent transportation systems and more. A visit from Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx was a highlight of the program.

 
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Ray LaHood Accepts 2013 WTS Navigator Award

WTS International presented Ray LaHood with the 2013 Navigator Award for his extraordinary efforts to attract, retain, and advance women in the transportation industry.

 
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Amanda Wall, 2012 WTS Sharon D. Banks Memorial Scholarship Recipient

Amanda Wall was studying civil engineering at Georgia Tech when she flew out to Denver in 2012 to receive the WTS Sharon D. Banks Memorial Scholarship at the Annual Conference. In just one year’s time, thanks to that scholarship and powerful mentors at WTS, Amanda has landed at Parsons Brinckerhoff, poised to become a leader in the transportation industry herself in the very near future.

 
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Secretary Foxx to Join WTS Policy Symposium

Secretary Foxx will be speaking at the 2013 WTS Policy Symposium on Sept. 17, 2013.

 

Tucson takes a top spot on Allstate's 2013 Best Drivers Report

Tucson tops Allstate 2013 best driver report.

 

WTS Congratulates Feinberg on Executive Role at USDOT

U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx has announced that Sarah Feinberg will be joining the U.S. Department of Transportation as his Chief of Staff.

 
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John Porcari to Address the 2013 Policy Symposium

John Porcari, U.S. Deputy Secretary of Transportation, is confirmed for the WTS Transportation Policy Symposium on Sept. 17, 2013.

 
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DOT to Hold Small Business Day Aug. 5, 2013

REGISTER NOW! Calling all DBEs: Secretary Anthony Foxx invites you to the USDOT Small Business Day next week!

 
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CHANGE AGENT: Ray LaHood, Breaking the Status Quo to Build the Future of Transportation

WTS sat down with former Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood, who will receive WTS International's Navigator Award in September 2013, to learn about what drives him on his mission to advance women in transportation.

 
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Jul 02, 2013 07:37 PM

WTS Central Region Council Appointed

The WTS International Board of Directors appointed seven chapter leaders to the Central Region Council.​

 
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Jun 24, 2013 08:34 PM

Job Opening: WTS Office Manager and Executive Assistant

WTS job opening in Washington, DC, office.

 
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Teen Girls and Their Mentors Headed to DC to Meet Federal Transportation Officials

15 teen girls and their mentors from across the US were selected by WTS International, the association for building the future of transportation through the global advancement of women, to participate in the Transportation YOU DC Youth Summit, a conference for young women designed to introduce, inspire, and guide them toward a future in STEM studies and a career in the transportation industry.

 
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Tilly Chang, 1992 WTS San Francisco Undergraduate Student Scholarship Recipient

Tilly Chang received the WTS San Francisco Bay Area Chapter Undergraduate Student Scholarship in 1992. Since then, her journey has taken her across the country to MIT, to a job in development finance, to a wireless communications start up, and ultimately landed her back in San Francisco where she currently serves the city as Deputy Director for Transportation Planning.

 

New Orleans, Kansas City Chapters Forming

Kansas City and New Orleans are seeking WTS members and are now available as chapter affiliation options for new and renewing members.

 
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WTS Extends Reach to Brazil

WTS members are looking to expand into Latin America by forming a WTS International chapter in the country of Brazil.

 
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2013 Conference Breaks Records

The 2013 Annual Conference of WTS International breaks attendance and sponsorship records, a reflection of the transportation industry's focus on workforce development and gender diversity.

 
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Anthony Foxx, USDOT Secretary Nominee
Apr 29, 2013 07:07 PM

Obama Nominates Anthony Foxx for US DOT Secretary

President Obama will nominate Charlotte, NC, Mayor, Anthony Foxx, as the new Secretary of the US Department of Transportation, replacing Ray LaHood.

 
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Swaim-Staley Elected Vice Chair, WTS International

Beverley K. Swaim-Staley, President and CEO of Union Station Redevelopment Corporation (USRC), has been elected to the position of Vice Chair of WTS International's board of directors.

 
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Business Owner Profile: Victoria Malaszecki

Victoria G. Malaszecki put the wheels in motion to start her own project and construction company when she hit a very real glass ceiling at the company she previously worked for. Victoria is now President and CEO of Envision Consultants, Ltd., an end-to-end project and construction management firm in New Jersey with offices in New York and Baltimore, MD. We sat down with Victoria to find out how she got started, where she found support, and how she's overcome obstacles. Victo

 

2013 WTS Recognition Awards Announced

WTS International, the association for the professional advancement of women in transportation, has selected the winners of its annual recognition awards for 2013, to be presented at an awards banquet on May 16 during the 2013 WTS Annual Conference in Philadelphia, PA. Winners include Beverley Swaim-Staley (Union Station Redevelopment Corporation), Lupe Harriger (Formerly with Arizona DOT), HDR Engineering, the Ann Richards School, and the Presidio Parkway Project of San Francisco.

 

WTS Florida Student Chapter to participate in Southeast UTC Conference

The University Transportation Centers (UTC) Conference for the Southeastern Region is being held April 4-5, 2013, in Orlando, Florida. The conference brings together faculty, students, practitioners, and public agencies in the Southeast to disseminate information about ongoing activities at all partner universities, and further enhance collaboration among the academic community as well as the private and public sector agencies in the region.

 
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Mar 04, 2013 09:13 PM

Change Agent: Beverley Swaim-Staley, On a Mission to Attract Women and Minorities to Transportation

Beverley Swaim-Staley's career path and challenges, from BWI Airport to the director of the Maryland DOT to the Union Station Redevelopment Corporation, and how she's made a difference for women and minorities in transportation.

 
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WTS Invited to State of the Union Briefing

Marcia Ferranto, WTS International President and CEO, was among the guests representing approximately 125 organizations and communities invited to a White House briefing on the policies and themes that were laid out Tuesday night in President Obama’s State of the Union address.

 
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Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood Named WTS Navigator

WTS International has chosen U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood as its first-ever recipient of the Navigator Award.

 
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WTS Supporter, Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood, to Step Down

“Secretary LaHood epitomizes what WTS set out to accomplish when it was founded 35 years ago. While he’s been leading the charge to keep America’s transportation structure operating, he’s also been working and partnering with organizations like ours with an eye on the future. Workforce development is critical for this country and the world’s future, and bringing young women and other critical populations into the industry is where Secretary LaHood’s passion comes through.”

 
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Astronaut and Scientist Mae Jemison to Address Women in Transportation

Dr. Mae Jemison, the first black woman to go into space and NASA’s first Science Mission Specialist, has been confirmed as a keynote speaker for the 2013 annual conference of WTS International, the association for the professional advancement of women in transportation.

 
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Luisa Paiewonsky, 1994 Helene M. Overly Scholarship Recipient

Luisa Paiewonsky won the WTS Foundation Helene M. Overly Scholarship in 1994. Her career is one of public service that has taken her from the Peace Corps to MassHighway to an appointment by two governors and ultimately to a role with the US DOT's Volpe Center that afforded her the family-integrated work culture she later soughtd. Recently, WTS pulled her from her busy schedule to find out where she’s been, and where she thinks she’ll land in the future.

 
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WTS on DOT 'Women in APEC Transportation' Forum

WTS participates in US DOT forum on women in transportation in the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Region.

 
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CHANGE AGENT: Susan Martinovich, Woman with a Vision

Susan Martinovich set her sights on directing the Nevada DOT early in her career. She accomplished that and all the initiatives she set out to do. Now she charges forward on another mission.

 
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Nov 28, 2012 07:52 PM

Susan Martinovich, Nevada DOT, Joins CH2M HILL

WTS Member and former Nevada DOT Chief Susan Martinovich joins the CH2M HILL team.

 
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California High-Speed Rail Hires Michelle Boehm

California High-Speed Rail Authority Hires WTS Member Michelle Boehm as Southern California Regional Director.

 
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WTS Hires Chapter Development Director

Tiffany Ann Jackson of Milwaukee, WI, has been hired by WTS as its Director of Chapter Development. With more than 16 years of association experience, Jackson will be bolstering the current 49 chapters with enhanced support programs and seeking additional opportunities to implement WTS International’s global expansion strategy.

 
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Oct 10, 2012 11:50 AM

WTS Offers Discount to Public Sector

The public sector can take advantage of a half-price, one-year membership to WTS International if they join during the month of October.

 
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Brittany Montgomery, 2007 Helene M. Overly Scholarship Recipient

WTS sat down with the 2007 WTS Helene M. Overly Memorial Graduate scholarship winner to find out where her career has taken her since. She credits WTS and her scholarship on helping her get where she is today, taking the lead on significant projects in South America.

 
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Beverly Scott to Lead MBTA

WTS member Beverly Scott has been selected by the MBTA board of directors and the state Department of Transportation as the new general manager of the MBTA in Boston, MA.

 
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Dina Potter joins CH2M HILL as Transportation Leader

Dina Potter joins CH2M HILL as transportation leader for the San Francisco Bay Area and Northern California.​

 
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Sep 13, 2012 06:19 PM

WTS Women to Be Highlighted at CMAA Conference in Chicago

Illinois' top women executives in transportation to present at the CMAA gathering of more than 1,000 professional construction and program managers in a panel session presented by WTS Chicago.

 
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Executive Women's Roundtable Member Elected APTA Chair

APTA members elected Flora M. Castillo, a board member for New Jersey Transit Corporation, Newark, NJ, as the association’s 2012-2013 chair.

 
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CHANGE AGENT: Rina Cutler, Leading the Charge for Change in Transportation

There weren’t very many career choices for Rina Cutler when she came of age in Boston more than four decades ago. “It was an interesting place in time to grow up,” says Cutler, 59, who for four years has been Deputy Mayor, Transportation and Utilities, in Philadelphia. It’s only the latest in a nearly 30-year string of high-powered jobs as an executive in transportation and a member of WTS that stretches from Boston to Philadelphia to San Francisco... [read more]

 
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Opportunity: WTS Director of Chapter Development

WTS is seeking a Director of Chapter Development.

 
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In His Own Words: Reflections on WTS International

Cody Christensen, longtime WTS member, talks about how he's benefited from his involvement in the association, and how he's giving back by making a difference in other people's careers.

 
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Swaim-Staley to Head Union Station Development

WTS Member Beverley Swaim Staley, former secretary of the Maryland DOT, has just been named chief of Union Station Development Corp. in Washington, DC.

 
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Aug 01, 2012 12:39 PM

WTS Members Honored as Transportation Champions of Change

Three WTS members were selected as Transportation Innovators "Champions of Change" and honored by the U.S. Department of Transportation and the White House Office of Public Engagement.

 
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Gloria Steinem Confirmed as Keynote for 2013 Annual Conference

Gloria Steinem, the iconic leader of the women's liberation movement in the late 1960s and 1970s, has been confirmed as the keynote speaker for the 2013 WTS Annual Conference in Philadelphia.

 
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Jul 11, 2012 12:41 PM

California High-Speed Rail Bill—An Opportunity for Job Creation and Career Growth

The California decision to move forward with $8 billion in High Speed Rail projects and other urban passenger rail programs adds to the growth of high speed rail in America.

 
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WTS to Witness Signing of MAP-21 Bill

WTS has been invited to the signing of the MAP-21 bill, which provides states and communities with two years of steady funding to build the roads, bridges and transit systems they need.

 
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Jul 03, 2012 02:47 PM

WTS Member Attends Infrastructure “Jobs of the Future” Event at White House

WTS member Lynn Capouya of California discusses strategies for job creation with US Administration officials and industry business leaders.

 
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Jul 02, 2012 12:16 PM

US Veterans Can Join WTS for Free

US veterans can join WTS, the premiere career growth and networking organization, free of charge for one year.

 
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Jun 29, 2012 07:24 PM

Easter Seals Proud to Assist Transportation YOU

ESPA (Easter Seals Project Action) released a story regarding their key involvement in the accessibility compnent of this year's Transportation YOU DC Summit. Take a look...

 
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49th State becomes 49th Chapter

WTS Alaska becomes official and hits the ground running...

 
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Margaret O'Meara Featured in Mass Transit

Margaret O'Meara is WTS International's 2012 Woman of the Year. She's been featured in Mass Transit Magazine. Take a look...

 
Jun 05, 2012 01:50 PM

WTS Welcomes New Membership Coordinator

WTS International is pleased to welcome Emily Kinney as the new Executive Assistant and Membership Coordinator!

 
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WTS Asked to White House to Discuss Transportation Safety

On Wednesday, May 16, 2012, WTS visited the White House by special invitation to join the Office of Public Engagement, the Office of Science and Technology Policy, and the U.S. DOT to celebrate National Transportation Week, and the importance of transportation safety and the launch of Safety.Data.Gov.

 
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May 02, 2012 08:16 PM

WTS Participates in National Transportation Workforce Summit

Marcia Ferranto, WTS President and CEO, was part of a panel of eight transportation organization leaders that discussed their concerns with workforce development at the CUTC National Transportation Workforce Summit.

 
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WTS Partners with ITS AMERICA

WTS and ITS America invite you to attend the fifth annual Women in ITS Breakfast at the ITS America Annual Meeting, Tuesday, May 22nd at 7:30 am at the Gaylord National Hotel and Convention Center just outside Washington, DC. The breakfast has become an important event for dialogue and networking and a place where transportation leaders from the public and private sectors and academia come together.​

 
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DOT to Universities: Get on Board with Transportation YOU

On the heels of the DC Youth Summit and US DOT Secretary Ray LaHood's presentation to attendees, the following letter was sent to the DOT's designated University Transportation Centers.

 
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WTS Featured in BusRide Magazine

Marcia Ferranto, WTS International's President and CEO, was recently interviewed by BusRide magazine for a feature story about our multi-modal association.

 
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DC Youth Summit Kicks Off This Week!

The WTS Transportation YOU inaugural DC Youth Summit kicks off March 28, 2012.

 
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Mar 16, 2012 06:34 PM

US DOT Memorandum Supports STEM-Related Mentoring Time for Girls

A Memorandum of Understanding has been signed between the US Department of Transportation and WTS International for its Transportation YOU mentorship program—a true testament to the White House’s efforts to turn the tides of academic, ca

 
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Mar 16, 2012 01:24 PM

WTS Seeks Chapter Development Director

New job listing for WTS International: Director of Chapter Development

 
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Mar 15, 2012 11:10 PM

Miss Representation Filmmaker to Headline WTS Annual Conference

Actress, filmmaker and advocate for women, girls and their families, Jennifer Siebel Newsom, will be one of two keynote speakers at the 2012 Annual Conference. Newsom’s documentary, Miss Representation, was lauded at the 2011 Sundance Film Festival for its exploration of how the media's misrepresentation of women contributes to the under-representation of women in positions of power and influence.

 
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Wisconsin Winter 2011/2012 Newsletter

Read the latest news from the WTS Wisconsin chapter.

 
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WTS member, Dr. Jennifer Ogle, Ph.D.

University Professor / WTS Member Selected as White House ‘Champion of Change’

The US DOT called upon WTS to nominate a candidate for the White House “Champion of Change” program in the category of standout individuals working toward engaging and supporting girls and women in STEM. WTS' nominee, member Jennifer Harper Ogle, Ph.D., was chosen as the Champion of Change and will be part of an important panel discussion at the White House on Dec. 9, 2011.

 

APEC CEO Summit Says Dwindling Talent Pool May Put Global Infrastructure at Risk

WTS International was among the invited guests at the annual APEC CEO summit last week. APEC (the Asian Pacific Economic Cooperation) held its meeting of the world’s companies at the helm of our global economy in Hawaii this year, but there was little in the way of luaus and leis, as several of the tightly held sessions presented and concluded the world’s economy may suffer great consequences due to a shrinking pool of talent.

 
 
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