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Women in Transport Leadership (WiTL): creating knowledge

Project summary

Sector: Women in Leadership

Country locations: Vietnam, Australia, Philippines

Participating countries: Australia, Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Vietnam

Grantee: The University of Queensland

Project Description

This project aims to create the Women in Transportation Leadership Network (WiTL), a platform to produce knowledge, foster innovation and increase female-to-female collaborative linkages in Australia and ASEAN. The knowledge network aims to strengthen female capabilities, particularly in research and practice, and increase leadership opportunities to address the diverse transport challenges, particularly issues related to gender and transport, which is key to achieving a more holistic and inclusive global community.

Key Dates

  • Melbourne meeting to coincide with the Australasian Transportation Research Forum, Melbourne, 16 to 18 November 2016
  • First WiTL visit + Workshop, Quezon City, Philippines, 10 to 14 April 2017
  • First IRG workshop on Gender and Transport to coincide with EASTS 2017, Binh Duong, Vietnam, 18 to 21 September 2017
  • WiTL steering group meeting to coincide with the World Society for Transportation and Land Use Research, Brisbane, 3 to 6 July 2017

Social media accounts: http://www.easts.info/; http://wstlur.org/symposium/2017/ ; http://ncts.upd.edu.ph/old/

Australia-ASEAN Council grant offer: $41,432.60 including GST

Total project value: $50,530

Website: http://www.uq.edu.au

Last Updated: 15 August 2016
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