Kaleidoscope: Growing a Diverse and Empowered Transit Workforce

Recorded On: 09/16/2021


What does it mean to design a workforce development program and strategy with a social and racial equity lens? How are transit organizations integrating Diversity, Inclusion, and Equity (DEI) practices into their own workforce programs and policies? Join this panel of experts to discuss new and evolving practices to recruit, develop, promote, retain and advance a more robust and diverse workforce. Gain insight into efforts being undertaken to increase recruitment diversity, inclusive employee engagement and job mobility and succession planning practices, including effective models of mentoring, coaching and sponsorship


  • Tanya Adams, National Chair of COMTO; Vice-President, Community Relations & Diversity; WSP USA


  • Michael Collins, Senior Director, Diversity & Inclusion Initiatives, New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority, New York, NY
  • Sindy Mondesir, Chief People Officer, Central Ohio Transit Authority, Columbus, Ohio
  • Donna Simmons, Executive Vice President of Administration/Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Officer, Capital Metropolitan Transportation Authority, Austin, TX


Growing a Diverse and Empowered Transit Workforce
09/16/2021 at 3:00 PM (EDT)  |  Recorded On: 09/16/2021
09/16/2021 at 3:00 PM (EDT)  |  Recorded On: 09/16/2021
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