Herff College of Engineering Intermodal Freight Transportation Institute (IFTI)
Events & Activities

The Society of Female Transportation Professionals will conduct an event every two months. Events are open to current and future transportation professionals. 

Event Focus

Event Description

Networking Lunch

January 23, 2014

The January 2014 Networking lunch-n-learn was a wonderful success with more than 60 professionals and students, both men and women, in attendance! Click here to see pictures from the event.

Blue Pump Gala

March 6, 2014

Elvis had his blue suede shoes, we've got our blue pumps! This evening dinner event was a complete success and provided another opportunity for industry professionals and students to meet, greet and celebrate the transportation and logistics fields.

The Gala events included cocktail networking time, dinner, world-class keynote address delivered by the Assistant Secretary for Aviation and International Affairs of the US Department of Transportation Susan Kurland, student & professional awards, and blue shoes!

Click here to see event photos and to meet Susan Kurland!

Outreach Activity

May 15, 2014

Breakfast and brainstorming with a Memphis area high school students interested in pursuing a career in transportation and logistics.  We even got to take flying lessons!

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Summer Reading

July 17, 2014

The Society wants to add to your summer reading list! We gathered and discussed important lessons from a leadership/professional development book.

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Back to School

September 17, 2014

Join us for a lunch-n-learn TED Talk viewing and moderated discussion.

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Giving Back with the Girls

 November 13, 2014

Oh yes...it is girls night out with a goal! Society members will enjoy each other's company and bring donations for Dress for Success. We will also partner with a local Memphis boutique to learn about spring fashions and learn professional tips. 
 
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