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WTS Community Serve as Panelists at the WliT Conference

September 20, 2019 11:00 AM

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.

The panel was moderated by Brianna Pilkinton, President, WTS-San Diego, Department Manager, Burns and McDonnell. It featured Maggie Walsh, Chair, WTS International Board of Directors, Vice President, Strategic Pursuits, HDR, Nadine Lee, 2019 WTS Woman of the Year, Chief of Staff, LA Metro, Jeannie Lee, President, WTS-OC, Senior Project Manager, Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA), Noopur Jain, Chair, WTS Pacific West Council, Regional Manager, CA High Speed Rail Authority, Lima Saft, Vice President, WTS-San Diego, Technology Engineer, Caltrans.

Of the panel’s discussion, Walsh said, “WTS has a deep repository of knowledge and passion and I think that was on display during this panel. Every time I speak with women from WTS, I learn something new.”



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