Women in Trucking moves into the 6th year with Gold Star Sponsor by its side
Written by HireMaster Staff
Great Dane has been an intregral part of encouraging women to consider the trucking industry as a viable source of income and career. Moving into its sixth year of this Gold Star sponsorship, this partnership with Women in Trucking is more than just financial; Great Dane participates in the Association as well. They are invested in the growth.
“From the beginning of my career, I have strived to bridge the gender gap in our industry,” said Laura Roan-Hays, branch manager at Great Dane who serves as Chair on the WIT Board of Directors. “Let’s face it, 30 years ago there weren’t many females in sales management roles for commercial truck-trailer manufacturers. It takes a lot of determination and courage to commit to a non-traditional career. At Great Dane, we are honored to be a part of an organization like Women In Trucking whose mission is to encourage the employment of women in the trucking industry, promote their accomplishments, and minimize obstacles faced by women working in transportation.”
WIT, Women in Trucking, works hard to change the mindset of the world that the trucking industry is a gender neutral career. Great Dane supports this effort in a big way.
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