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
The Society of Female Transportation Professionals serves as a networking organization for women in the tri-state area working in the
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
- Create a network of support and collaboration by connecting female transportation
- Increase the awareness of opportunities available for women in the transportation
Come Join Us! Check out Society events.
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.
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!
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.