About WINiT

WINiT by GBTA is a network of women and men focused on driving positive change for the career mobility of women in travel-related industries. We provide the industry with a variety of unique career development opportunities including leadership and education, training and mentoring, and inspirational and networking events.


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Ensure WINiT continues to advance opportunities for women and provide mentorship and support to future women leaders. Learn More

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WINiT Supports Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in the Travel Industry


360 Perspective

From the collaboration of both men and women

Supportive & Inclusive

Of women at all levels, not just senior executives

Global Organization

Over 3,000 WINiT participants spread across the globe

Business Unit Within GBTA

Expanding the network and professional development through GBTA brand and initiatives

Contact the WINiT Team with any questions about WINiT events or opportunities.

WINiT Sponsorship Opportunities

Ensure WINiT continues to advance opportunities for women and provide mentorship and support to future women leaders. Learn how your organization can make an impact at one of our 2021 events.


WINiT Strategic Advisory Board

Dorothy Dowling
Senior Vice President and
Chief Marketing Officer
Best Western® Hotels & Resorts
Vice President, Allied Leadership Council Chair, WINiT Strategic Advisory Board, GBTA


Michelle ‘Mick’ Lee
Founder, WINIT forWomen
Managing Director, Global Head of General & Shared Services
BNY Mellon
Vice-Chair, WINiT Strategic Advisory Board, GBTA


Suzanne Neufang


Lisa Censullo
Executive Vice President


Aileen Furlong
Managing Director, Specialty Sales
& New Business Development
United Airlines

Mary Ellen George
Head of North America


Patricia Huska
Chief People Officer
American Express Global Business Travel

Christle Johnson, CCTE, GLP, GTP
Vice President, Travel & Business
Services, Johnson Downie LLC
Chairperson, GBTA

Tara Ketcham
Assistant Vice President Business Development
Enterprise Holdings

Beth Kinerk
Senior Vice President
Avis Budget Group, Inc.

Kelly Kuhn
Special Advisor
CWT Executive Leadership

Catherine Logan
Regional Vice President - EMEA

Melissa Maher
Senior Vice President
Global Partner Group
Expedia, Inc.

Traci Mercer
Senior Vice President
Global Lodging, Ground and Sea
Sabre Travel Network

Malaika Myers
Chief Human Resources Officer
Hyatt Hotels Corporation


Becca Rabinowitz
Head of SpotHero for Business


Kristen Shovlin
Vice President
Sales Operations and Development
Delta Air Lines


Laura Smith
Executive Vice President
Sales, Marketing and Customer Experience
Hertz Corporation


Alison Taylor
Chief Customer Officer
American Airlines
Vice President, GBTA Allied Leadership
Council and Executive Board Member

Rita Visser
Director, Global Travel Sourcing & GPO
Executive Board Member