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Webinar: How Women Fare in the Transit Industry

September 2, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm UTC-4

What are transit agencies doing to attract, retain, and advance women in the industry? TRB is hosting a webinar on Wednesday, September 2, 2020, from 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM Eastern that will identify the barriers and solutions to including more women in the transit industry. Presenters will discuss strategies to support women in transit and will share examples of transit agencies that have effectively implemented programs to do so.

This webinar draws on research from TCRP Synthesis 147: Attracting, Retaining, and Advancing Women in Transit.

This webinar is sponsored by the Transit Cooperative Research Program. There is no fee to attend this webinar; however, sign into MyTRB.org to view registration information.

Webinar agenda and presenters

  1. Current state of women in the transit industry: Allison Alexander, ICF
  2. Case examples of effective strategies:  Jessica Jenkins, ICF
  3. Where can transit go from here?: Chelsey Jackson, ICF
  4. Question and answer session: Moderated by Allison Alexander, ICF


September 2, 2020
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm UTC-4
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Transportation Research Board
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