Transportation Design Talk Sparks Interest at Columbus School

Recently, Kristine Connolly, Tracey Nixon, and Elizabeth Royster from the WTS Columbus Chapter Transportation YOU Committee hosted a transportation design talk for the Columbus School for Girls Upper School Design Class. The presentation was a perfect fit for this audience, as the school’s motto is … [Read more...]

Northern Utah Inspires Future Transportation Leaders

The WTS Northern Utah Chapter hosted its second annual Transportation YOU Youth Summit this past spring. The event drew middle and high school girls from one of Salt Lake City’s neighborhoods to learn about science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) careers in the transportation … [Read more...]

Utah’s First Transportation YOU Youth Summit

The WTS Northern Utah launched its Transportation YOU initiative with a day-long transportation summit on May 22, 2013. The day began with the arrival of 42 6th - 8th graders from two participating schools: a charter school focused on science education and a public school. Upon arrival the girls … [Read more...]

Colorado Girls Retain I-225 for Light Rail Tracks

The Girl Scouts of Colorado have developed a STEM program in which high school girls apply to participate in a  workshop series on different fields of engineering.  WTS Colorado’s Transportation YOU effort supported their first session by putting together an interactive program on transportation … [Read more...]

Girls Should Consider Engineering

When young women begin to think about possible careers for their future, engineering and transportation professions should be on their lists of options. Recently, a group of engineers with the North Carolina state department of transportation created a series of workshops to bring this very message … [Read more...]

Making NYC Green: Transportation Commissioner is Creative Warrior!

You may not think a title like “Commissioner of the New York City Department of Transportation” sounds like a cool, innovative, or creatively challenging job, but Janette Sadik-Khan is here to challenge the notions you may have about the impact a woman with the right combination of education, … [Read more...]