Women Changing Transportation: Overcoming Gender Bias in the Workplace
One Whitehall St., 17th Floor
646-395-9555 Price: Free, RSVP required
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A transportation department’s first-ever equity strategist. A grassroots leader fighting bus service cuts in America’s heartland. A city government leader who manages the give and take between a hundred neighborhoods and dozens of annual transportation projects. A member of the New York MTA’s senior leadership.
These women will contribute to the national dialogue around gender equality in the workplace and gender bias in transportation at the WTS/TransitCenter Women Changing Transportation event. They will discuss their backgrounds and trajectories to their current roles, and reflect on how work environments can support the inclusion and advancement of women through the transportation ranks.
Naomi Doerner, Transportation Equity Program Manager, Seattle Department of Transportation
Nicole Garcia, Borough Commissioner, Queens,
New York City Department of Transportation
Midori Valdivia, Chief of Staff to Pat Foye, MTA President
State of NY Metropolitan Transportation Authority
Laura Weins, Executive Director,
Pittsburghers for Public Transit
Julia Ehrman, Program Associate, TransitCenterBuy tickets/get more info now