BYD | RIDE Supports Women In Transportation With $5,000 Build Your Dreams Scholarship

The award was announced during the Annual Scholarship and Awards Gala hosted by WTS-LA. (Photo courtesy of BYD | RIDE)

Julia Garcia, a dedicated graduate candidate for the Master of Infrastructure Planning and Management and the Master of Sustainable Transportation, has been selected as the recipient of the $5,000 WTS-LA BYD | RIDE Build Your Dreams scholarship. This award was announced during the Annual Scholarship and Awards Gala hosted by WTS-LA (Women in Transportation).

“Garcia, currently a student at the University of Washington, has demonstrated exceptional commitment and passion for sustainable transportation. As a Sustainable Transportation Coordinator at California State University – Long Beach, she has already begun contributing to the advancement of environmentally friendly solutions,” according to a press release.

“I am truly grateful and honored to be receiving this scholarship. It is a crucial lifeline given the financial challenges students face in higher education,” Garcia said. “This scholarship will provide me with invaluable support, allowing me to focus on my academic and career aspirations in the transportation industry. I am eager to leverage this opportunity to propel myself toward academic excellence, make a positive impact within transportation, and contribute to a more sustainable and resilient future.”

“The BYD | RIDE Build Your Dreams scholarship aims to empower and support women like Julia who are dedicated to making a difference in the transportation industry. BYD | RIDE is proud to support women in transportation and remains committed to fostering diversity and inclusivity within the industry,” the release added.

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