STATE Contracting, Inc. President Deborah Todd To Speak About Careers In Transportation At NC State

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  • Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill, NC (1888PressRelease) November 17, 2011 - Deborah Todd, president of STATE Contracting, Inc., has announced that she will be speaking to high school women about potential careers in the contracting side of transportation as part of the Transportation YOU Program on Thursday, Nov. 17 at 6 p.m. at the Institute for Technology and Research Education on NC State University's campus. Transportation YOU is a joint initiative of the North Carolina Triangle chapter of the Women's Transportation Seminar (WTS) and the U.S Department of Education that is designed to pair young women ages 13-18 with professionals in the transportation industry who serve as role models and resources. Through the program, WTS chapters offer programs and activities to young girls that will spark their interest in all modes of transportation, including introducing these girls to women who have been successful in their careers in transportation.

    "I am honored that the Women's Transportation Program is inviting me to participate in their mentoring program as a speaker," Todd said. "I think it is important that young women who are interested in pursuing careers in transportation gain as much knowledge as they can about what the job entails. I look forward to sharing my experiences in contracting and addressing any issues or concerns that these women may have."

    Founded in 1977, WTS is an international organization whose mission is to professionally advance the the careers of women in transportation. WTS is comprised of approximately 4,100 members, both men and women, and is committed to helping women find opportunities and recognition in the transportation industry. Through its professional activities, networking opportunities, and access to industry and government leaders, WTS strives to achieve its vision of transforming the transportation industry through the advancement of women. For more information, visit

    Established in Raleigh, STATE Contracting, Inc. is a WBE-certified, privately held site development contracting firm operating throughout the Triangle region of North Carolina. Certified by the North Carolina Department of Transportation as a DBE Contractor and a Prequalified Bidder, STATE Contracting specializes in site development and roadway improvement, with services including asphalt paving and repair; grading and excavation; milling and resurfacing; concrete curb and gutter; and snow and debris removal. For more information, visit

    Caitlin Russell
    MMI Public Relations
    (919) 233-6600
    caitlin ( @ ) mmipublicrelations dot com

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