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Events & Activities

The Center for Advancement of Female Transportation Professionals hosts a variety of events and activities designed to educate, connect and cultivate future and current female transportation professionals.

Society of Female Transportation Professionals

Society of Female Transportation Professionals

The Society of Female Transportation Professionals serves as a networking organization for women in the tri-state area working in the transportation industry. 

The Society connects current and future transportation professionals through events, speakers and activities. We want to:

  • Educate women in the transportation field about industry standards and professional best practices
  • Create a network of support and collaboration by connecting female transportation professionals
  • Increase the awareness of opportunities available for women in the transportation field

Come Join Us! Check out Society events.

Susan Kurland

USDOT Assistant Secretary Kurland Visits Memphis

Susan Kurland, USDOT Assistant Secretary of Aviation and International Affairs, visited Memphis in March 2014 as a guest of the Intermodal Freight Transportation Center and the Center of Advancement of Female Transportation Professionals. She had an event filled day. Click to read and see more. 

Society of Female Transportation Professionals 

Mid-South Women in Transportation Panel and Networking Session: September 24

On September 24, 2013, the Society for Female Transportation Professionals hosted the Mid-South Women in Transportation Panel and Networking Session. The panel showcased the variety of opportunities available through transportation careers, highlighted challenges and successes of women in the Memphis area pursuing these fields, and provided an opportunity for networking amongst students, faculty and industry professionals focused in transportation. Click here to read and see more!

Patrice Thomas 

Girls Experiencing Engineering

GEE is a fast-paced, interactive summer program (structured in a series of one week, 20-hour intensive sessions) that seeks to instill young women with confidence, interest, and awareness of the wide array of career opportunities within science, technology, and engineering fields. This is achieved through hands-on, 'real world' project based curriculum and dynamic professional engineers serving as guest speakers in the program.

Find out more information about GEE.

Click here to register for events


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