KINGS POINT, NY – Mar. 30, 2016 – Throughout the month of March, as part of their 50th Anniversary the Department of Transportation (DOT) has been highlighting the role of women in transportation at a number of events. On March 15th, women representing each mode at U.S. DOT participated in 50th Anniversary Forum with the White House Council on Women and Girls at the White House. First Company Tactical Officer, Lt. Fionna Boyle, ’07 and Associate Professor of Chemistry, Dr. Ping Furlan represented were the United States Merchant Marine Academy (USMMA) at this exciting event.