Women In Trucking President Named Among Most Inspirational Business Leadersby Jake Tully - Published: 5/25/2017
Insights Success Magazine announced yesterday that is has named Women In Trucking President and CEO Ellen Voie one of the “Most 30 Inspirational Leaders In Business” for 2017.
According to Insights Success Magazine Voie joins the team of Inspirational Leaders In Business due to demonstrating a positive influence within her industry and the ability to approach situations with effective and creative solutions.
Since founding the Women In Trucking Association (WIT) in 2007, Voie has used the association to advocate the employment of women within the commercial trucking industry and removing the barriers that women may face when breaking into the industry.
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The first step in improving the representation of women in our industry is to help them envision a role for themselves. That can be very empowering,” said Voie. “At the Women In Trucking Association, we focus on helping women to see how they can contribute and then get engaged. It is an honor to be recognized for our efforts.”
According to Women In Trucking, over the past decade, WIT has accrued over 4,500 members, 17 percent of which are men within trucking who support the association’s cause.
In addition to garnering recognition from the Insight Success Magazine, Voie has received prior recognition from the White House as a “Transportation Innovator of Change” and was named by the Supply & Demand Chain Executive magazine as a “Pro to Know.”
Under the leader of Voie, WIT has launched several awareness campaigns for gender diversity within trucking has also helped launched the Women In Trucking Foundation Scholarship to aid members pursuing a driving-related as well as a Girl Scout transportation patch.