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In honor of Women’s History Month, the Mineta Transportation Institute is hosting a series of virtual fireside chats with a diverse panel of women transportation leaders at the apex of success in academia, public and private industries, and the nonprofit sector. Explore compelling personal narratives and leadership journeys and gain valuable insights into how these leaders balance assertiveness with emotional intelligence, overcoming stereotypes and dispelling misconceptions about perceived weakness. Discover invaluable insights as we dive into the profound impact of reshaping perspectives and championing women in the transportation industry and beyond.
Featured Guest: Tilly Chang, Executive Director, San Francisco County Transportation Authority
Moderator: Asha Weinstein Agrawal, PhD, Education Director, Mineta Transportation Institute (MTI)
*0.5 PDH credit available
This webinar is co-sponsored by Asian American Leadership in Mobility (AALM).
Tilly Chang serves as Executive Director of the San Francisco County Transportation Authority. The Transportation Authority's mission is to make travel safer, healthier, and easier for all. The agency plans, funds, and delivers transportation projects to improve travel choices for residents, commuters, and visitors throughout San Francisco.
Ms. Chang oversees the Transportation Authority's administration of San Francisco’s half-cent transportation sales tax and other voter-approved funding programs. She also leads the agency's congestion management functions, including developing the San Francisco Transportation Plan, which is the blueprint for countywide transportation policy and investment.
Ms. Chang is Chair of the Self-Help Counties Coalition and serves as Vice-Chair of the Transbay Joint Powers Authority's Peninsula Rail Program Executive Steering Committee. She serves on the boards of the Intelligent Transportation Society of America, UC CONNECT Advisory Committee, and Self-Help for the Elderly.
Prior to the Transportation Authority, she held posts with the World Bank, Metropolitan Transportation Commission, and a wireless technology startup. She is a graduate of UC Berkeley and M.I.T.