Women in Road Transport – News
Scholarships for current and aspiring female leaders
Scholarships of $1,000 to $5,000 are currently available to women working in the transport and logistics sector to help support their participation in a range of online career building leadership development programs.
The initiative is providing junior through to executive women managers with scholarships to support their growth and development via participation in one of three flagship courses. Participants will benefit from course content such as Emotional Intelligence and Conflict, Career and Professional Growth, Team Dynamics, Leading Innovation and Change, and Empowering Teams.
Expressions of Interest
Find out more and register your interest by completing the Expression of Interest form here prior to Friday, September 11: https://www.womenandleadership.co.nz/scholarships.html
Deals on Wheels monthly column archive
Played at the 2018 RTF Conference tanker driver and WiRT member Mel Foot related this experience of being interviewed for a position in a road transport company. You can read more about Mel here.
Well done to Heidi Inkster of Truckstops Wellington for winning the recent Hino Skills Competition. You can read about Heidi’s success here
Aim to attract women to trucking life – Southern Rural News – WiRT Chairwoman Meryn Morrison discusses what is being done to promote the industry to women
Women Behind the Wheel – Photo Comp
Congratulations to the 2017 Winners!
Show and Shine – Amy Edwards
Action Shot – Sheree Nield
Open Category – Brian Coxhead
People’s Choice – Amanda Bright
We need better rest stops!
We need your help Ladies. One of the WiRT objectives is to make the country’s rest stops a safer place for those of you out on the road, keeping the wheels turning.
Where are the best rest stops for trucks in New Zealand? – ones with good toilets, good parking and adequate lighting. If you have a favourite stop on your run, let us know. If there are some that need improving, share that with us too. We need your input to start the wheels of change turning so please add your comments below and let’s talk…!