The American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) and the Women’s Transportation Seminar International (WTS) have formed an alliance to support and advance women in the transportation infrastructure sector. The organizations signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) in early October at ARTBA’s National Convention in New York City.
“ARTBA looks forward to working with WTS to promote the development and advancement of women in the transportation design and construction industry. Through this MOU, we also hope to help drive an increase in the number of women entering the transportation workforce,” said AECOM Executive Vice President Matt Cummings, who served as 2017-2018 ARTBA chairman and championed the agreement.
“The MOU between WTS and ARTBA signifies the importance of promoting the many facets of the transportation sector as a rewarding career choice for women while furthering their participation, skill sets and careers to ensure the sector’s future success,” says Maggie Walsh, an HDR vice president and WTS International chair. Click here to continue reading…