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 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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by Ellen Voie, on Oct 4, 2019 8:20:00 PM

We just wrapped up the 2019 Accelerate! Conference and Expo in Dallas, Texas. If you weren't one of the 1,123 registered attendees, you missed one of the most inspiring, educational, and …

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by Ellen Voie, on Jul 31, 2019 8:27:00 PM

Regan is a professional driver for YRCW. When she started working for the carrier, she identified as a male but has since transitioned into a female. She is one of …

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by Ellen Voie, on Jul 2, 2019 8:50:00 PM

For those of us in the trucking industry, we are well aware that the four-wheeler causes most crashes involving a commercial truck. It’s frustrating for all of us that student …

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Topics:SafetyLife on the RoadEllen's Blog

by Ellen Voie, on Jun 4, 2019 8:40:00 AM

I was recently reading a trade journal when I found an article titled "The Seven Percent."* It was about the lack of women in the industry and how the numbers aren't …

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by Ellen Voie, on Apr 24, 2019 3:14:00 PM

Engaged members are more likely to remain members, and we work hard to make sure our 4,000 plus members are happy and involved. However, we are often asked by members …

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by Ellen Voie, on Apr 23, 2019 8:47:00 AM

This week I traveled to Australia to speak at a conference. On my flight from Sydney to Perth, I was pulled aside for additional screening for explosives. The agent passed …

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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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