Advancing Women in Transportation
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Maritime: A Promising Field for New Talent

There are more than 1,800 men and women in the WTS Maritime Community that we have the honor of celebrating for this year’s World Maritime Day (WMD). They work in academia, construction, engineering, environment, finance, marketing, planning, and operations, to name a few. Their fields are as diverse as they are.

Sep 24, 2019 03:44 PM

Central Region Conference Is a Success!

Chapters from 13 states gathered for the Central Region Conference in Cleveland, Ohio from September 15 to 17. More than a hundred members choose from programming including a multi-modal track, a leadership panel, and topics such as intelligent mobility, aviation, and more. Speakers included professionals, government officials, and other transportation innovators.


At WTS-Baltimore Event, Women Share How Resource Groups Can Work

WTS-Baltimore hosted “Women’s Resource Groups: Lessons Learned & How to Start One at Your Workplace.” Resource groups can be critical in aligning employees with the mission of the organization while developing leaders and fostering a sense of personal investment output.

Sep 24, 2019 03:00 PM

WTS-Atlanta Collects Donation for Hurricane Dorian Relief: Leanna Pierre Provides an Infrastructure Update

Leanna Jordan Pierre, Secretary of WTS-Atlanta, shares how her chapter got involved in Hurricane Dorian relief effort, the reality of the infrastructure challenges, and how the storm has affected the people in her life. Pierre is a Procurement Manager and Legal Associate at the State Road & Tollway Authority.​

Sep 20, 2019 03:00 PM

WTS Community Serve as Panelists at the WliT Conference

The 6th International Conference on Women’s Issues in Transportation was held in Irvine, California September 10 to 13, 2019. The conference explored women’s perspectives, challenges, achievements, and opportunities with respect to travel and transportation. Members from the WTS community convened for a panel on the advancement of women in transportation.

Aug 01, 2019 05:30 PM

Chapter Leader Training Open for Registration

Chapter Leader Training Open for Registration August 1, 2019—Chapter Leader Training is now open for registration. The annual two-day event will explore proven best practices for successful chapter management and essential capacity building workshops designed to impact chapter effectiveness and sustainability. This is the Chapter Leader Training to attend as a substantive review of new WTS procedures, systems and platforms will be given, including: Review of a new Association Management Syst​

Jun 28, 2019 02:00 PM

WTS Celebrates Pride Month

June is LGBTQ Pride Month; it is important to recognize the achievements of the LGTBQ community; including the 2015 Supreme Court Ruling in favor of same-sex marriage and the 2019 Equality Act. But steps towards have equality have also bet met with opposition. According to GLAAD, an organization that works towards LGTBQ acceptance, 27% of people survey were uncomfortable seeing an LGBT co-worker’s wedding picture. In 2017, almost 80% of non-LGTBQ American were in support of equal rights for t​

Jun 28, 2019 01:49 PM

WTS International Attends the Eno Leadership Awards Reception

On June 6, 2019, Sara Stickler, Executive Director, and Haley Diamond, Manger, WTS International, attended the Eno Leadership Awards Reception at the Ronald Reagan International Airport. The reception honored leadership awardees, scholarship recipients, and celebrated the work Eno Center for Transportation does to positively benefit the transportation industry. For her outstanding leadership throughout her career in the transportation industry, the Eno Center bestowed the Distinguished Alumni A​

Results: 219 Article(s) Found.
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