#PressforProgress with Women at Weston Williamson

Sonya Veerasamy was delighted to kick off International Women’s Day, with a few of the Women in Transport tribe, at a fabulous breakfast event hosted at Weston Williamson + Partners.

She ws treated to an awesome line up of speakers including Victoria Hills, CEO at Old Oak and Park Royal Development Corporation (OPDC), Sharon Young, Principal Project Engineer for the Step Free Access Programme at Transport for London (TfL), Kaye Stout, Partner at PTE Architects and Eugene Healy, Senior Associate at Weston Williamson + Partners.

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Motivational Maps – the energy we all need

Having the skills to do a job is crucial, but having the motivation to carry it out over a long period is equally important and often overlooked. We can all perform at a reasonably high level when we’re not particularly motivated for a short while but long term this becomes a problem. Dorota Konieczna reports on Mark Terrell's workshop on Motivational Maps.

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A boardroom full of women 

It was a landmark moment for Women in Transport last week as we joined our Advance mentors and mentees for training with EW Group.

The Advance mentoring programme is a pilot scheme that Angela Gainsford, Christine Hurley and I have been collaborating on for a year. It was wonderful to see this work culminate in a boardroom full of talented women, working across the transport sector, passionate about the industry and committed to progressing their careers.

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5 companies who have positioned their diversity communications brilliantly

Diversity is good for business. EW Group launched their Inclusive Culture Pledge this month which will provide free support in 2018 to pledging companies who are committed to progressing their diversity and inclusion agenda. In this guest blog, Rachael Wilson, MD of EW Group shares five businesses that are communicating their diversity imperative in a way which is clear and relevant to the business, gaining buy-in from people at all levels.

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A fresh new look for women in transport

It's official WTS London is now Women in Transport! This move allows us to project a brand identity that is clear for our members, supporters and collaborators whilst continuing to offer the same membership benefits.  Our mission as Women in Transport is to to be an independent, professional network showcasing the diversity of careers in transport, providing access to senior decision makers and supporting the professional development of women working in transport.

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