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Women In Trucking Association, Inc. (WIT) is an American non-profit organization which focuses on the employment of women in the trucking industry, addresses obstacles that might keep women from entering or succeeding in the trucking industry, and celebrates the success of its members.

WIT President Inducted Into the Howes Hall of Fame

Howes Lubricator
April 1, 2020

Howes is honored to induct, Ellen Voie, President and CEO of the Women In Trucking Association (WIT) into its inaugural class of 2020.

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"Drawn by the salary, Women Flock to Trucking"

Wall Street Journal
October 14, 2019


WIT Board and Image Team member Deb LaBree speaks to why trucking is attractive to women. 
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"Steering The Wheel of Gender Diversity"

Exeleon Magazine
October 4, 2019

Women In Trucking has been named be 
Exeleon Magazine as one of the Top 15 Places to Work in 2019.
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FreightTech Top 100 Awards

FreightWaves
October 3, 2019

Women In Trucking has been named to the FreightTech Top 100, a list that highlights the most innovative and disruptive companies across the freight industry, featuring both cutting-edge upstarts and top-notch traditional powers. 

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Ellen Voie: Redefining The Road of Women Empowerment

Business Berg Magazine
October 1, 2019

WIT President & CEO Ellen Voie profiled as a "Business Achiever Making a Difference."
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Women In Trucking Sets Up CEO Succession plan

The Trucker
September 24, 2019

Debbie Sparks, whose career in the transportation industry has included stints at the American Trucking Associations and at the Truckload Carriers Association, will serve as vice president of Women In Trucking starting in 2020, with the understanding that she will eventually succeed WIT founder Ellen Voie as president.
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How a Day in a UPS Big Rig Opened My Mind to Trucking

NBC News
April 14, 2018


Writer Nicole Spector tags along a 12-hour shift with UPS driver, Becky Ascencio and quotes WIT President & CEO Ellen Voie on women in a male-dominated field. 
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Top 3 Logistics and Supply Chain Blogs of 2017

Fronetics
January 30, 2017

Readers voted Morai Logistics, Women in Trucking, and the Oracle Supply Chain Management Blog as the top 3 logistics and supply chain blogs of 2017.
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Are You a Risk Taker?

The Rear View Mirror
January 10, 2017
 
WIT President & CEO Ellen Voie discusses risk taking on the road, not something anyone, professional or not, should be doing.
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Gender Diversity Makes Good Business Sense

CIO Review magazine
July 1, 2016


WIT President & CEO Ellen Voie explores the issue of gender diversity --why diversity is so important in the transportation industry and what can be done to achieve a better balance.
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Dozen Outstanding Women in Trucking

Fleet Owner magazine
May 24, 2016


Fleet Owner magazine named WIT President & CEO Ellen Voie as one of its “Dozen Outstanding Women in Trucking” for 2016. 
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Women In Supply Chain

Douglas Stuart Blog
October 15, 2016

Ellen Voie, WIT Founder & CEO, was recently interviewed by the Douglas Stuart talent specialists about her career in commercial freight transport and the positive initiatives her organization has introduced to promote gender diversity in the industry.
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Opening Up The Roads

DC Velocity Magazine
September 20, 2016


Editor Mitch MacDonald sat down with Ellen Voie, WIT President and CEO, to discuss how women looking to enter the trucking industry have long faced physical and cultural barriers, and how WIT is looking to change all that. 
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The next big thing in US trucking: Female drivers

CNBC
December 16, 2015


There's an emerging trend in the trucking industry: more women in the industry. WIT members, along with Ellen Voie, help to tell the story.
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