Bringing Gender Diversity to Transportation

The Women In Trucking Association is a non-profit organization with the mission to encourage the employment of women in the trucking industry, promote their accomplishments, and minimize obstacles faced by women working in the industry.

Our Mission

For over a decade, we've been focused on this clear mission to encourage employment, address obstacles and celebrate success. It's supported by a passionate leadership team, highly engaged members, and committed sponsors and partners.

We continue to build a strong community among our members (primarily business professionals and professional drivers) who believe in and support our mission.


Encourage Employment

Gender diversity brings new perspectives, fuels greater idea generation, problem solving and innovation, increasing business performance and overall revenue generation. Gain access to relevant market intelligence, content, networking, collaboration and best practices to help you achieve this.

Address Obstacles

Women need flexible work arrangements, fair compensation, and inclusive corporate cultures that encourage and support professional development and advancement of women. Find resources, best practices, innovative ideas, and content that help ensure such corporate cultures.

Celebrate Success

Many companies in transportation are reaping the benefits of solid workforce diversity. See what other skilled individuals and innovative companies are doing capitalize on the benefits of gender diversity through WIT’s various awards and recognition programs.

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Whether you are a business professional or a professional driver, there are many reasons to become a member.
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Baiba Blumbaha: December Member of the Month

Meet our December Member of the Month, Baiba Blumbaha! She is the Kenworth regional sales manager at PACCAR Parts, a division of PACCAR Inc. “Women have the same education and drive to forge ahead as men. Women should work in the transportation industry and continue to support and mentor each other. Just go for it, you will not regret it!”

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Webinar: Get to Know Autonomous Trucking with Waymo Via

In our upcoming webinar on Dec. 8, Frances Guo, product manager of Waymo Via Trucking, will walk you through everything you need to know about autonomous driving technology, including how it works and how you can get involved. Register for free today!

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Lily Ley Named 2021 Influential Woman in Trucking

WIT and Freightliner trucks announced the winner of the 2021 Influential Woman in Trucking award. Congratulations to Lily Ley, Vice President and Chief Information Officer of PACCAR. This is the 11th year for the award which was developed in 2010 as a way to honor female leaders and to attract and advance women in the trucking industry.

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LeadHERtrucking: Empowering Success Behind the Wheel

When a driver completes her training, she often times has so many questions. Where can she turn for answers? Our new ten-month mentorship program will offer the wisdom and guidance she's looking for. Sign up today as a mentor or mentee!

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Accelerate Conference

This unique event works to elevate the issue of gender diversity, develop women leaders, and explore how to leverage a diverse workforce for company success and engage and retain more females in the industry.

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Redefining the Road Magazine

Published three times per year, our award-winning magazine explores emerging trends and issues impacting gender diversity in the industry, along with best practices in leadership, recruiting, operations, safety, sales and marketing, and life on the road.

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Salute to

Every year, this celebration acknowledges and applauds professional female drivers for their service and commitment to keep the economy moving and success in a male-dominated industry.

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Diversity Facts in Transportation

Did you know that women now make up over 10 percent of over-the-road (OTR) truck drivers according to our recent research? Check out more industry statistics related to gender.

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Driver Ambassador

The Driver Ambassador program focuses on spreading WIT’s message by speaking at trade shows, driving schools, and other industry events; sharing her stories of life on the road; providing media interviews; and giving rides to legislators, regulators and the media.

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Women In Trucking President Ellen Voie and the WIT team attend and speak at various industry events to learn, network and advance gender diversity in the industry. Check out our upcoming live and virtual events we'll be participating in.

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Women In Trucking Blog 

Tap into our comprehensive blog to keep up with the latest industry trends, recruiting strategies, safety tips, marketing best practices, leadership advice, stories of life on the road, and what's happening with Women In Trucking.

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