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‘Rail Insights: Women in Rail’ Event Set for Nov. 10; Are You Registered?

Written by Railway Age Staff
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Topping the list of reasons to attend Railway Age’s inaugural Rail Insights: Women in Rail Conference are headliners Tracy Robinson, President and CEO of CN; Katie Farmer, President and CEO of BNSF; Jenny Bush, President of Cummins Power Systems Business; and Jean Savage, CEO and President of Trinity Industries, Inc. Need more reasons to participate in this virtual event, to be held Nov. 10, starting at 1:30 p.m. ET.? Here are five.

  1. Learn how our featured speakers rose to the top of their field.
  2. Discover recruiting and mentoring best practices appealing to the new generation.
  3. Gain insight into management practices you may not have considered.
  4. See how women are accelerating industry ESG (environmental, social and governance) initiatives.
  5. Learn how women are shaping DEI (diversity, equity and inclusion) initiatives.

The 2022 Rail Insights: Women in Rail Conference also features Cindy Sanborn of Norfolk Southern; Beth Whited of Union Pacific; Laurie Dornan of The Greenbrier Companies; Transportation Executive and Mentor Corina Moore; KellyAnne Gallagher of the Commuter Rail Coalition; Patty Long of the Railway Supply Institute; Barbara Wilson, formerly of RailUSA LLC; and Merritt Canfield of Meritus Executive Search.

These industry leaders will engage in informal, “fireside chat” style conversation with Railway Age Executive Editor Marybeth Luczak and Senior Editor Carolina Worrell. Also serving as a co-moderator is Sarah Yurasko, President of the League of Railway Women, and SVP Law & General Counsel of the American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association (ASLRRA).

The 2022 Rail Insights: Women in Rail Conference, presented virtually on Nov. 10, is your opportunity to participate in a dialogue with key women who are driving their businesses forward while making a difference and effecting change. These outstanding women are making their mark in a historically male-dominated industry with a fresh vision, as well as a commitment to service and collaboration.

Rail Insights: Women in Rail Conference

Since 2017, Railway Age has recognized the growth in leadership roles for women in the railway industry with our annual Women in Rail Awards.

In addition to its speakers, our 2022 Rail Insights: Women in Rail Conference is being supported by a number of sponsors, including TrinityRail (platinum)BNSF (gold)CN (gold); Amsted Rail (bronze); The Greenbrier Companies (bronze); and Union Pacific (bronze).

Registration includes access to the three-hour live event, as well as the ability to view it on demand for six months.

• Register for 2022 Rail Insights: Women in Rail Conference, a Railway Age virtual event, to be held Nov. 10, 1:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m. ET.

• To inquire about sponsorship opportunities, contact Jonathan Chalon at [email protected] or (212) 620-7224.

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