Katty Kay Set to Inspire WTS

Washington, District of Columbia, UNITED STATES


Washington, DC, Dec. 18, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Katty Kay, lead anchor of BBC World News America and co-author of three New York Times bestsellers --Womenomics, The Confidence Code, and The Confidence Code For Girls, has been confirmed as the keynote speaker for the 2019 annual conference of WTS International, the association for the professional advancement of women in the transportation industry.

“Katty Kay is an individual that resonates with the WTS mission and understands the importance to equip women for leadership roles in every society,” said Maggie Walsh, WTS International Board Chair. “We are honored that Ms. Kay has agreed to be the keynote speaker at our most highly attended flagship event. Her spirit, career, and life accomplishments exemplify our association’s guiding principles of diversity, inclusion, and commitment to ethical leadership and integrity. Working toward equality in the transportation industry is what drives our members, and Ms. Kay will certainly drive them even further as she addresses WTS this May in Boston.”

Ms. Kay’s keynote address, sponsored by HNTB, a global engineering, architecture, environmental and construction firm, is one of the many highlights of the Annual Conference, the premier multi-modal event of the year. It attracts more than 700 corporate and governmental industry leaders worldwide, including executives, CEOs, government administrators, and leading engineering authorities. Attendees at the conference gather to network, discuss the state of the world’s transportation infrastructure, strategize on advancing professionally, and share experiences and insights on making positive changes for future generations.

The 2019 WTS Annual Conference, "The Hub of Ingenuity" will be held at the Westin Copley Place Hotel in Boston, May 15 - 17. Registration for the conference will open in late January. 

***WTS International and WTS Foundation, headquartered in Washington, DC, is an international organization dedicated to equity and access for women in the transportation industry. With more than 6,500 members, WTS is turning the glass ceiling into a career portal through its professional programs, networking opportunities, and unparalleled access to industry and government leaders. WTS Foundation has provided more than $4 million in scholarships to deserving women, supporting the next generation of professionals and advancing the principles of WTS. More information can be found at www.WTSinternational.org.

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