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WIT President Inducted Into the Howes Hall of Fame
Howes is honored to induct, Ellen Voie, President and CEO of the Women In Trucking Association (WIT) into its inaugural class of 2020.
> Read More (April 2020)

Wall Street Journal  "Drawn by the salary, Women Flock to Trucking"
WIT Board and Image Team member Deb LaBree speaks to why trucking is attractive to women. 
Read the article (Oct. 14, 2019)

Exeleon Magazine  "Steering The Wheel of Gender Diversity"
Women In Trucking has been named be Exeleon Magazine as one of the Top 15 Places to Work in 2019.
Read the article (October, 2019)

FreightWaves  "FreightTech Top 100 Awards"
Women In Trucking has been named to the FreightTech Top 100, a list that highlights the most innovative and disruptive companies across the freight industry, featuring both cutting-edge upstarts and top-notch traditional powers. 
Read the article (October, 2019)

Business Berg Magazine  "Ellen Voie: Redefining The Road of Women Empowerment"
WIT President & CEO Ellen Voie profiled as a "Business Achiever Making a Difference."
Read the article (October, 2019)

The Trucker  "Women In Trucking Sets Up CEO Succession plan"
Debbie Sparks, whose career in the transportation industry has included stints at the American Trucking Associations and at the Truckload Carriers Association, will serve as vice president of Women In Trucking starting in 2020, with the understanding that she will eventually succeed WIT founder Ellen Voie as president.
Read the article (September 24, 2019)

NBC News  "How a Day in a UPS Big Rig Opened My Mind to Trucking"
Writer Nicole Spector tags along a 12-hour shift with UPS driver, Becky Ascencio and quotes WIT President & CEO Ellen Voie on women in a male-dominated field. 
Read the article (April 14, 2018)

Fronetics  "Top 3 Logistics and Supply Chain Blogs of 2017"

Readers voted Morai Logistics, Women in Trucking, and the Oracle Supply Chain Management Blog as the top 3 logistics and supply chain blogs of 2017.
> Read the article (Jan. 30, 2017)

The Rear View Mirror – "Are You a Risk Taker?"
WIT President & CEO Ellen Voie discusses risk taking on the road, not something anyone, professional or not, should be doing.
> Read the article (Jan. 10, 2017)

CIO Review magazine  “Gender Diversity Makes Good Business Sense.”
WIT President & CEO Ellen Voie explores the issue of gender diversity --why diversity is so important in the transportation industry and what can be done to achieve a better balance.
> Read the article
(July, 2016)

Fleet Owner magazine – “Dozen Outstanding Women in Trucking”
Fleet Owner magazine named WIT President & CEO Ellen Voie as one of its “Dozen Outstanding Women in Trucking” for 2016. Learn why Voie was selected for this elite list of women who are helping to build the trucking industry of tomorrow.
> Read the article
(May 24, 2016)

Perspectives on Getting More Women In Your Fleet
Ellen Voie, WIT Founder & CEO, discusses strategies and tactics to help companies more successfully recruit women into their private or for-hire fleets. Take in her insightful perspectives and practical tips she offered during a presentation recently made at the McLeod Software 2016 User Conference in San Antonio.
> View the presentation (55 minutes)

Douglas Stuart Blog: Women In Supply Chain
Ellen Voie, WIT Founder & CEO, was recently interviewed by the Douglas Stuart talent specialists about her career in commercial freight transport and the positive initiatives her organization has introduced to promote gender diversity in the industry.
> View the interview (Oct. 15, 2016)

Cover Story in DC Velocity Magazine: Opening Up The Roads
Editor Mitch MacDonald sat down with Ellen Voie, WIT President and CEO, to discuss how women looking to enter the trucking industry have long faced physical and cultural barriers, and how WIT is looking to change all that. 
> View the cover story (Sept. 20, 2016)

CNBC: The next big thing in US trucking: Female drivers
There's an emerging trend in the trucking industry: more women in the industry. WIT members, along with Ellen Voie, help to tell the story.
> Watch the report and read the article (Dec. 16, 2015)