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Annual Meeting Event Detail

Women and Gender in Transportation Committee

Monday, January 11 10:00 AM- 1:00 PM ET
Dawn Hood, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
Sponsored by:
Standing Committee on Women and Gender in Transportation (AME20)

The purpose of this committee is to illuminate the importance of gender differences in all aspects of transportation. The committee’s work includes identifying emerging gender issues in the field of transportation related to both technical and career matters; defining research needs related to these issues; and stimulating, gathering, and disseminating relevant research findings.

Connect with us!
Committee website: https://womenandgender.wixsite.com/ame20
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/trbwomensissues
Twitter: https://twitter.com/trbwomensissues

Committee-Sponsored Annual Meeting Activities:
Mainstreaming Global Research and Multi-faceted Data Collection on Gender Issues in Transportation Subcommittee, AME20(1)
Monday, January 11
2:00 PM-3:30 PM ET

Poster Session 1079 - Women and Gender in Transportation
Monday, January 25
11:30 AM-1:00 PM ET

Co-sponsored Lectern Session 1123 - Arrested Mobility: Exploring the Impacts of Over-policing (i.e., policy, police and polity) BIPOC Mobility in the US
Monday, January 25
4:00 PM-5:30 PM ET

Lectern Session 1445 - Step In and Step Up: Sexual Harassment on Transit - What We Know, What We Need to Know, and a Call to Action
Friday, January 29
1:00 PM-2:30 PM ET

TRB AME20 Committee on Women and Gender in Transportation

Meeting Agenda

Monday, January 11, 2021

10:00 am – 1:00 pm EST

Meeting Facilitator: Dawn Hood, committee chair

1. Welcome, Introductions, and Icebreaker (15 minutes)

2. Administrative Items (15 minutes)

  1. Review Meeting Agenda and Objectives

  2. Committee Accomplishments

    • Committee Webinar Series

    • 6th Women’s Issues in Transportation (WIiT) Conference E-circular

     c.   Updates from TRB

3. 6th International Conference on Women’s Issues in Transportation (WIiT): Themes and Recommendations (60 minutes)

  1. Summary of Conference Themes – Hilary Nixon

  2. Small Group Discussion: Recommendations for Next Steps

  3. Large Group Discussion: Share Group Recommendations

Break (10 minutes)

4. Committee Initiatives (20 minutes)

  1. Communications Team – Nicole Campbell

  2. Younger Members Outreach Team – Brittney Gick

  3. Mainstreaming Gender Data Subcommittee – Sheila Mitra-Sarkar

5. Fostering Connections (20 minutes)

    1. Small group round robin: Participants will break into small groups to share current research and outreach activities, accomplishments, and other highlights of interest to the committee

6.Committee Initiatives: Research (30 minutes)

  1. Research Team Initiatives: Research Needs Statements; NCHRP/TCRP Process – Alireza Ermagun

  2. Sneak Peek: Poster Session Papers

The committee accepted ten papers for presentation this year. Authors have been invited to present their paper in 70 seconds + 7 Words

7. Closing Remarks (10 minutes)

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