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AECOM transport leader Alanna Strohecker joins virtual panel

AECOM transport leader Alanna Strohecker joins virtual panel

 November 08, 2021

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Alanna Strohecker is AECOM's Vice President and Global Market Sector Leader of Goods Movement. This means in her role, Alanna leads global business development and strategy associated with the Goods Movement Market Sector (freight rail, ports, bulk handling projects, trucking and distribution) - and also manages a talented team of AECOM professionals globally to provide infrastructure design to move goods and the economy. Additionally, Alanna is highly committed to improving and innovating the freight rail industry

"As a female engineer in the railroad industry, I'm a minority in my field. So being a great role model for my children and other women in my field is very important to me," commented Alanna on a previous occasion in an interview with the Huffington Post.

Overcoming challenges, breaking through invisible barriers

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Alanna joined a panel of successful female transportation leaders on the WTS Toronto Area Chapter's virtual conference to talk about her career journey, overcoming challenges and breaking through the invisible barriers that can prevent women from ascending to leadership roles.

WTS is an international organization dedicated to shaping the future of transportation for the public good through the global advancement of women. They attract, sustain, connect and advance women's careers to strengthen the transportation industry, with a vision for equity and access for women in transportation.

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