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CAE, PDC Women In Trucking Association, Inc. Association Executive with a passion to create a more gender diverse culture in the transportation industry. Looking for opportunities to serve at the director level on corporate boards.
The way we spend our time defines who we are.  Jonathan Estrin With the new year around the corner, many of us make new year’s resolutions with the goal to improve something in our lives. Maybe you want to lose...
For those of us in the trucking industry, we are all aware of the data suggesting that crashes involving commercial trucks are overwhelmingly caused by the non-professional driver.  Or, as we like to call them, the four wheelers. There have...
If you were asked to name the fiercest animal in the animal kingdom, how would you respond? Would your initial reaction be to say it would be a bear, a lion, or a tiger?  How about a snake or...
For fourteen years the Women In Trucking Association has been the only organization whose mission is to encourage and advance the employment of women in trucking. We have always represented ALL women in the industry, or as we like to say,...
Although the Women In Trucking (WIT) Association was formed over fourteen years ago, there are still many people who don’t understand our mission and who we represent.  This article will answer the top frequently asked questions we receive. First, let...
March is Women’s History Month and the Women In Trucking Association was formed in March of 2007.  Now, fourteen years later, how have we advanced our mission to “encourage the employment of women in the trucking industry, address obstacles,...
Ulysses S. Grant was the 18th president of the United States.  He reportedly liked to relax in the Willard Hotel's lobby in Washington DC, where he would sit with a cigar and glass of brandy. Over time, political advocates...
In the late eighties American Express trademarked the slogan, “membership has its privileges.”  In those days you had to pay a fee to carry their card, so they wanted you to feel as if you were a part of...
“Don’t reinvent the wheel, just realign it.”  Anthony J. D’Angelo, author We’ve all heard the adage about reinventing the wheel.  Why spend a great deal of time and effort on working through something that someone has already explored?  When Women...
President Grover Cleveland created the Interstate Commerce Commission (ICC) in 1887 to prohibit rate discrimination for customers of the railroad.  In 1906 the ICC was authorized to set maximum railroad rates and to oversee bridges, terminals, ferries and oil...

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