Herff College of Engineering Intermodal Freight Transportation Institute (IFTI)
Blue Pump Gala

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Elvis had his blue suede shoes, we've got our blue pumps! This evening dinner event was the Society of Female Transportation Professional's inaugural fundraiser for female students pursuing logistics and transportation degrees.

The Gala events included cocktail networking time, keynote address delivered by the Assistant Secretary for Aviation and International Affairs of the US Department of Transportation Susan Kurland, student & professional awards, and over 224 blue shoes walking round the University of Memphis Holiday Inn!

View the press release.


THANK YOU to our event sponsors!

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The USDOT Assistant Secretary for Aviation and International Affairs, Susan Kurland, to deliver the Key Note address.

Susan Kurland

Meet Assistant Secretary Kurland

Learn about her role in leading the USDOT women in transportation initiative

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