Ellen Voie

Ellen Voie

Ellen Voie is an internationally recognized speaker and authority on gender diversity and inclusion for women working in non-traditional careers in transportation. She has been invited to speak to audiences in Sweden, Australia, New Zealand, Viet Nam, France, Mexico, and Canada in addition to being a popular speaker at conferences throughout the United States. As founder of the Women In Trucking Association in March of 2007, Voie currently serves as the nonprofit organization’s President/CEO. The Women In Trucking Association was formed to promote the employment of women in the trucking industry, to remove obstacles that might keep them from succeeding, and to celebrate the successes of its members.

Recent Posts by Ellen Voie:

by Ellen Voie, on Jul 29, 2020 1:52:29 PM

Recently I reached out to our driver members and asked them about the stresses they are experiencing due to the COVID 19 Pandemic. Challenges included access to personal protection supplies and …

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by Ellen Voie, on Jun 2, 2020 3:36:00 PM

The trucking industry has long been a male-dominated environment, and although things are changing, it's still predominantly men behind the wheel, in the corner office, and the shop. As women …

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by Ellen Voie, on Apr 28, 2020 5:21:00 PM

Ten years ago, Facebook was emerging as one of the top social media websites and Women In Trucking member, Sandy Long, recognized its potential. She reached out and asked if …

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by Ellen Voie, on Apr 2, 2020 5:35:00 PM

Until a few short weeks ago, none of us could have imagined a world with COVID-19, social distancing and government mandates to stay in our homes. Each day we listen …

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by Ellen Voie, on Mar 3, 2020 5:51:00 PM

The Women In Trucking Association board of directors has a goal to be a resource to the industry. Whether that means trucking companies, drivers, the government or our members, we …

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by Ellen Voie, on Jan 31, 2020 7:51:00 PM

The email started innocent enough. The question from the CEO asked if the employee had a moment to “get a task done.” The sender asked the reader to purchase eight …

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by Ellen Voie, on Jan 2, 2020 8:02:00 PM

If you’re like many of us, you probably made at least one New Year’s resolution recently. According to TheQuint.com, the most common new year’s resolution is to get in shape, or …

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by Ellen Voie, on Jan 2, 2020 5:33:00 PM

This year, we’d like to share our hopes for the coming year with eight ways to support the Women In Trucking Association mission to increase the percentage of women employed …

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by Ellen Voie, on Dec 2, 2019 8:06:00 PM

Each year the American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) asks drivers and carriers about their top concerns. As you can imagine, the drivers list differs from the trucking companies’ list, but some issues …

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by Ellen Voie, on Oct 30, 2019 8:13:00 PM

Former U.S. Secretary of State Madeline Albright once said, “There is a special place in hell for women who don’t help other women.” In this age of social media which allows …

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