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.

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by Ellen Voie, on Jul 5, 2022 3:46:13 PM

The Women In Trucking Association strives to be a resource for the trucking industry. This means we spend a great deal of time collecting data from our members. Everything from recruiting and …

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by Ellen Voie, on May 31, 2022 5:30:33 PM

The word turnover in the trucking industry does NOT mean a flakey pastry filled with fruit. Unfortunately, it describes a reality pertaining to the revolving door for our professional drivers. Current estimates …

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by Ellen Voie, on Apr 29, 2022 3:15:39 PM

Recently the Department of Labor held a “Day of Action” to promote safety and address these issues in the trucking industry. Since our inception in 2007, our mission has included …

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by Ellen Voie, on Mar 21, 2022 9:02:27 PM

Has anyone ever told you that in order to succeed you need to lower your voice tone, speak up more often and brag about your accomplishments? If you are a woman …

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by Ellen Voie, on Mar 1, 2022 10:04:13 AM

Before you read the title and jump to a conclusion, I want to start by saying that I hope you agree that we are all different. It’s not just about …

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by Ellen Voie, on Feb 8, 2022 11:08:44 AM

One of the goals of the Women In Trucking Association (WIT) board of directors is to be a resource. This not only includes providing information and data to our members, but …

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by Ellen Voie, on Jan 18, 2022 8:21:41 PM

At a Women In Trucking reception, two drivers sitting next to each other discovered that they worked for the same carrier. As they left the event that evening, they vowed …

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by Ellen Voie, on Dec 3, 2021 8:48:27 AM

The way we spend our time defines who we are. - Jonathan Estrin With the new year around the corner, many of us make new year’s resolutions with the goal …

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by Ellen Voie, on Nov 3, 2021 7:30:00 AM

For those of us in the trucking industry, we are all aware of the data suggesting that crashes involving commercial trucks are overwhelmingly caused by the non-professional driver. Or, as …

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by Ellen Voie, on Oct 6, 2021 9:52:17 AM

My son’s close friend and future business partner ended their relationship when he recently took his own life. They had been buddies for many years and were both passionate about working …

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About Women In Trucking

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.

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