League of Railway WomenLeague of Railway Women (LRW)

Founded in 1997, LRW is committed to improving the rail industry by connecting and cultivating women in rail. The mission is to advance the representation, recognition and opportunities for women, thereby promoting diversity and improving the business results of the railroad industry. LRW’s educational sessions cover topics about sustainability, capital projects and more.

Capital Projects

DATE: October 12 | 10:30AM
DESCRIPTION: The North American freight rail network is the best freight rail system in the world thanks to the billions of dollars in annual investments made by the railroads and the robust rail supply industry. Governments are also investing record amounts of funding into passenger rail infrastructure. Come hear how railroads and the rail supply industry are investing in capital projects today to meet the growing demands of tomorrow.


DATE: October 12 | 11:30AM
DESCRIPTION: Looking for ways to attract and find new talent? This discussion will help you fortify your net for catching the right people for the job. Need more women, more veterans, just more talent in general? We can help you identify ways to help your team add more attractive means to attract the next generation of your workforce. Learn how to access and utilize effective tools and resources; some at no additional cost to you or your organization. Michele and Dave will help steer you towards winning talent.

Environmental Sustainability

DATE: October 12 | 1:45PM
DESCRIPTION: As freight demand is expected to rise 30% by 2040, and as governments are investing heavily in passenger rail, North America’s railroads and rail supply industry need to be — and are — a proactive part of the climate change solution. Come hear how railroads and the rail supply industry are making targeted investments in innovative technology and operation strategies to further reduce emissions and increase fuel efficiency, while preserving the natural environment.

LRW Membership Meeting

DATE: October 13 | 8:30AM

LRW Board Meeting

DATE: October 13 | 10:00AM