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This Opening Session is an anthology of stories, insights and reflections from three top industry executives of leading industry brands who will provide advice and practical tips by sharing their own successful career paths.
This special session will feature three accomplished women professionals in transportation who will share their own unique career story in a 20-minute TED Talk format, ultimately providing attendees with sound practical advice, perspective and inspiration about how to be successful in your career.
We all have roadblocks that seem to want to stop us from getting anywhere. What do you do when you stumble across a rock in the road so big that it takes up both lanes? Learn about the speaker's story of overcoming a lifetime of trauma and abuse, alcoholism, and homelessness to now driving the largest mining truck in the world, to demonstrate to you the power of positive thinking.
As the first woman to hold the role of Chief Commercial Officer in Schneider history and recently named the 2023 Women In Trucking Association’s Distinguished Woman in Logistics Award, Erin Van Zeeland shares her career background and personal philosophy on how to grow a successful career in the highly male-populated industry of transportation.
We often feel that our goals and dreams are out of reach - that we are not ready, we don’t have the time, or maybe we’re just not good enough. Learn the reasons you’re not moving forward and how to overcome imposter syndrome, self-doubt, the fear of failing, and roadblocks.
Many career-driven women in the industry have intentionally taken on leadership roles to drive success, change, and profitability – all while navigating an industry riddled with disruption. Five female leaders will share their experiences, perspectives and answers to these questions: How can leaders successfully map out their careers with intention? What makes great leaders great? What principles are best applied in effective leadership roles?
Developing the right corporate culture for your company is a critical factor in organizational success, a key driver of financial performance, and a critical source of a sustainable competitive advantage for companies in the transportation industry. Hear practical advice from executives named to the 2023 Top Companies for Women to Work For in Transportation.
Finalists of the 2023 Influential Woman in Trucking Award will share their engaging, real-life stories culled from their many years of experience to provide inspiration and suggestions to get you on your own path to influence. Actually, it’s more than your path forward — it’s a runway — and it will free you to take off in your professional career on your own terms.
Whether you’re in a formal professional position involving sales and business development, or in a position requiring strong sales and communication skills, learn how to embrace your power as a woman, beat imposter syndrome, and earn your seat at the table in male-populated industries.
Professional drivers who are part of the WIT Image Team will share their experiences and give practical advice on how employers and their drivers can effectively establish and maintain key relationships to keep drivers productive, happy and engaged.
Published every year, the WIT Index is the official industry barometer to benchmark and measure each year the percentage of women who make up critical roles in transportation. Find out where our industry stands on the gender diversity front.
Attend this session to understand and apply the strategies that lead to influential communication skills, learn how to motivate and inspire people, develop problem-solving skills, handle conflicts, be confident in any situation, and strengthen relationships with employees, team members, and key players.
Transportation professionals are in a unique position to make a difference and close loopholes to traffickers who seek to exploit our transportation system for their personal gain. Truckers Against Trafficking (TAT), the sponsor of this session, continues to be a major force in the industry to help educate, equip, empower and mobilize organizations and individuals in the trucking industry to combat human trafficking.
Hear of the experiences and perspectives of leaders with companies named to the 2023 Top Woman-Owned Businesses on how to create and maintain business momentum despite factors outside of your control and more.
Learn how Navistar has gotten closer to the voice of the customer (VOC) and best practices to incorporate VOC into the quality function, improvement of quality planning, utilization of qualitative data into actionable results, and more.
Learn about the importance of male allyship in the workplace, hear first-hand accounts from men on what motivates them to be a male ally, how it has been important to their female colleagues, and more.
Truly leveraging the value of D&I to create an inclusive environment can be difficult. In general, organizations encounter specific challenges that may limit opportunities to move the needle regarding D&I and may disrupt efforts for productivity and employee engagement. Gain practical tips for success to ensure clarity and optimal success.
Learn how to show up to work and be your full, authentic self without leaving and suppressing a piece of who you are at the door to fit into corporate cultural norms.
By aligning their work with corporate and employee expectations, employee resource groups (ERGs) can help people feel more included and engaged in the workplace. Executives from several leading companies with successful ERGs will share their expertise, best practices, and experiences to help you develop and implement your own ERG strategy.