Women In Trucking Association partners with Navistar

Women In Trucking Association partners with Navistar

Navistar says it hopes to promote gender diversity in the trucking industry.

The Women In Trucking Association (WIT) recently announced Navistar as its newest Gold Level Partner. Jennifer Macalaguin, vice president of engineering at Navistar, will serve on the board of directors.

Since joining in 2014, Navistar has actively participated in the association. In 2022, the company, which manufactures International brand commercial trucks, was a Platinum Sponsor of WIT’s “Accelerate! Conference & Expo” held in Dallas, TX Nov. 13-16 and virtually Dec. 6-7. Additionally, Navistar participated in the event’s “Truck & Technology Tour,” which featured an International eMV Series Class 6 607 SBA 4×2 box trucks.

“WIT is pleased to welcome Navistar as a Gold Level Partner,” said Jennifer Hedrick, president and chief executive officer, WIT. “Their avid support of the WIT mission and commitment to increasing gender diversity within the trucking industry makes this an exciting opportunity to expand the relationship between Navistar and Women In Trucking Association.”

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