Thursday, March 16, 2017

Increasing leadership roles for women in transportation - Industry stakeholders discuss opportunities - CANADA NEWSWIRE

Originally published: March 14, 2017

On the heels of International Women's Day, the Asia Pacific Gateway Skills Table (Skills Table) and the Western Transportation Advisory Council (WESTAC) will host a roundtable discussion to identify strategies for increasing the number of women in the transportation industry.

The invitation-only "Women in Transportation Roundtable" will bring together women who hold senior positions in transportation and champions, both male and female, who have shown interest to develop and promote women in transportation.

Discussions will focus on the obstacles women face in reaching the executive level, opportunities for advancement, success stories from women in the field and the competitive advantage of having more female employees in senior positions.