Ohio Students Get an Inside Look at Columbus “Front Door”

WTS Columbus Chapter’s Transportation YOU program held a tour of the Columbus Regional Airport Authority (CRAA) facility in Ohio. CRAA representatives led the tour and 13 students and members of the ALL-THAT group, an at-risk outreach group, participated. Elaine Roberts, President and CEO of … [Read more...]

Mentorship Team Spotlight: Eliza and Destry, WTS Inland Empire

Mentoring is at the heart of the Transportation YOU initiative. Mentorship exposes girls to opportunities in transportation fields early, inspires them to set high goals, and provides girls with the tools to succeed academically and, eventually, professionally. WTS International sat down with a … [Read more...]

Behind the Scenes at San Antonio International Airport

The newly formed WTS Transportation YOU Club of the Young Women’s Leadership Academy, a high school in San Antonio, Texas, attended their first technical tour at the San Antonio International Airport. Junior and senior girls in the Transportation YOU program had the opportunity to learn about … [Read more...]

Mentor Spotlight: Caronell Diew

Caronell LeMalle Diew is a fierce champion for mentoring girls in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) as well as professional development. Diew, who also goes by Nell, is very visible in the industry as a strong advocate in support of developing youth to become future transportation … [Read more...]

Chicago’s Transportation YOU Takes Off at O’Hare

Forty students from Michele Clark Magnet High School in Chicago headed out in October to tour O’Hare International Airport as part of  WTS Greater Chicago Chapter's Transportation YOU Program. Before the tour, WTS volunteers—experts in the field—met with the students to educate them on the airport … [Read more...]

Behind the Scenes of Newark Airport

20 Jersey Girls had a great opportunity to participate in the Greater NY Chapter of WTS two-day Transportation YOU program titled Aviation Futures: Girls' Careers Take Off! Thanks to Port Authority of NY and NJ, Continental Airlines, and sponsors like Parsons Brinckerhoff and Haas Media, the … [Read more...]