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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Carina BeeBe: May Member of the Month

Carina BeeBe, professional driver for Wilson Logistics, is our May Member of the Month. In 1999, Carina began her professional driving career in Europe, driving primarily curtain van, mostly in Holland, Belgium, and Germany. Since then, she's driven all over the world from Scotland, United Kingdom, Italy, Spain, Austria, Switzerland, and France, Canada and the United States. “I have always wanted to drive truck and see the world; I couldn’t imagine doing anything else.”

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Webinar: Getting Ready for the WIT Diversity & Inclusion Index

The WIT Diversity & Inclusion Index will be opening its inaugural edition on June 1. Join us for an interactive session where the D&I team will provide more details on the Index and the process we will follow. Do you need some practical ideas to start making your workplace more inclusive? Do you know how to identify the strategies you may already have in place? We will talk about these subjects and about how we will be evaluating fleets and the awards slated to be handed out at the Accelerate! conference. Register today!

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Distinguished Woman in Logistics Finalists Announced

Meet the three finalists for the 2021 Distinguished Woman in Logistics Award (DWLA)! Sponsored by the Transportation Intermediaries Association (TIA) and Truckstop.com, the award promotes the achievements of women employed in the North American transportation industry. Congratulations Angela Eliacostas, president and founder, AGT Global Logistics; Nicole Glenn, president and CEO, Candor Expedite; and Jeana Hysell, senior safety consultant, J. J. Keller & Associates, Inc.

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Call for Speakers: 2021 Accelerate! Conference & Expo

Interested in presenting at the 2021 Accelerate! Conference & Expo Nov. 7-9, 2021 in Dallas, TX? We are now accepting proposals for presentations!

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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
Women

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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Events
Calendar

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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