Transportation Career Spotlight – Patricia Ott

NETWC: What motivated you to get involved in civil engineering in general, and transportation in particular? Patricia Ott: My father was biggest influence growing up, and my biggest supporter in getting me involved in engineering. Growing up I was a tomboy, and I loved to build things with my father....

Spotlights of the Week

Each week, the Northeast Transportation Workforce Center highlights a new person or program who is advancing transportation careers in our region. Check out our list below to see our past highlights!     Bill Would Take Steps to Encourage Women to Pursue Aviation Careers “Although women make up more than...

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INSIDE THIS ISSUE:   Northeast Transportation Workforce Center Director Glenn McRae Keynotes TLD Summit in NJ Millennials in the Supply Chain Workforce October 25th Webinar: Respectful Workplaces and Health & Safety Empowerment for Women in Trades Free High School and Middle School Lesson Plans – Intelligent Transportation Systems – Connected...

Spotlight of the Week - Bill Would Take Steps to Encourage Women to Pursue Aviation Careers

Under new legislation introduced Tuesday, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) would be directed to establish an advisory panel tasked with promoting organizations and programs that encourage women to pursue careers in aviation. Under the Promoting Women in the Aviation Workforce Act of 2017, the FAA would establish and oversee a Women in Aviation Advisory Board to promote education, training, outreach, mentorship, and recruitment of women to pursue education careers.

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