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November 2013

Women in leadership share advice

We asked a few successful women in top positions in transportation to give advice to other women — and men — who are trying to move up in their careers. Here are their responses.

September 2013

2013 Women In Transportation: Lauren Skiver

Lauren Skiver achieved goals when she was tapped as the CEO for the Delaware Transit Corp., operating the DART First State statewide transit system, a mid-size property with 500 revenue vehicles, which also runs contracted commuter rail through SEPTA.

September 2013

2013 Women In Transportation: Joyce Rose

From the age of 12, Joyce Rose planned to teach music, which she did for a couple of years after she graduated college. She hadn’t foreseen a passion for legislation eventually leading her to down a different path to Capitol Hill.

September 2013

2013 Women In Transportation: Kate Riley

Born in Seattle into a fairly large family, Kate Riley had hopes of moving to Arizona to become a nurse. Instead, her father persuaded her to take management courses at a local college.

September 2013

2013 Women In Transportation: Virginia Miller

Despite dreams of growing up to be an astronaut, an archeologist, a dancer, and at one time, an Olympic gold medalist for swimming the backstroke, Virginia Miller decided she wanted to be a social studies teacher, with a stretch goal to be a Congresswoman.

September 2013

2013 Women In Transportation: Kristen Joyner

Like many other transit professionals, Kristen Joyner fell into public transportation while looking to change careers. Born in El Dorado, Ark., and growing up in a family of teachers, she taught piano and music classes and majored in voice and piano at Arkansas Tech University. Her goal was a career in music therapy.

September 2012

2012 Women In Transportation: Norma Zamora

GM Brownsville Metro Brownsville, Texas

September 2011

2011- Women In Transportation: Patricia Ziska

Title: VP of sales and marketing, private sector Organization: Motor Coach Industries Inc. City: Schaumburg, Ill.

September 2011

2011- Women In Transportation: Rosemary Sheridan

Title: VP, communications and marketing Organization: American Public Transportation Association City: Washington, D.C.

September 2010

Women In Transportation: Cathy Strombom

Title: Vice President and Senior Planning Manager Organization: Parsons Brinckerhoff City: Seattle

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