August 2016

Consortium member, the Transportation and Logistics Management Research Center at the University of Wisconsin–Superior has hosted its second successful Transportation Day for Girl Scouts. By partnering with a local council of the Girl Scouts, Dr. Richard Stewart, the center’s director, has developed the day-long event that brings elementary and middle-school-aged girls to the UW–Superior campus to explore careers in transportation.

Transportation Day for Girl Scouts

CFIRE Sponsors UW-Superior Transportation Day for Girl Scouts

Stewart together with research associate, Cassie Roemhildt, built on knowledge shared by the Women in Trucking Association and pulled-in support from industry sponsors as well as from the National Center for Freight & Infrastructure Research & Education (CFIRE) to create this event.

This program was featured in the Midwest Transportation Workforce Center’s Success Stories Campaign at www.MTWC.org. The full story can be read here.