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Women Advancing Transportation for Our Future Mobility Needs
December 9, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Representation of women in the transportation workforce is stunningly low. What would happen to our mobility with more women driving transportation policies, planning, operations, and maintenance? During TRB’s 6th International Conference on Women’s Issues on Transportation, panelists discussed best practices for recruitment, support, and advancement of women in the transportation sector. In this webinar, conference speakers will continue their discussion about workforce challenges and overcoming them; approaches to attract, retain and advance women in transportation, and how these leaders see COVID-19 changing the workforce and work environment.
Dr. Hilary Nixon, Deputy Executive Director, Mineta Transportation Institute (moderator)
Laurie Berman, Director (retired), California Department of Transportation
Flora Castillo, President, Pivot Strategies, LLC
Jodi Godfrey, Senior Research Associate, Mobility Policy Research Program & Transit Safety & Workforce Development Programs, Transportation Research, University of South Florida
Debra A. Johnson, General Manager/ CEO, Regional Transportation District (Denver)