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... 43 This synthesis report shows that there are numerous and varied efforts taking place within the transit industry to attract, retain, and develop/advance women within transit careers. Many transit agencies are already implementing strategies that support women in these ways.
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... 44 Attracting, Retaining, and Advancing Women in Transit Overcoming Barriers to Attracting, Retaining, and Advancing Women in Transit Findings from both the literature review and the survey conducted with transit agencies identified similar barriers that affect transit agencies as they try to attract, retain, and develop and advance women within their workforce. The literature review findings identified five major categories of barriers that exist for transit agencies.
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... Conclusions 45 on the strategic needs and goals of the transit agency. When working to implement new strategies that focus on women in the workforce, it is key to have leadership buy in and a culture that is committed to successful implementation of these strategies.

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