League of Railway Women

The deadline to apply for the League of Railway Women’s (LRW) Connie Sumara Memorial Scholarship and/or the Future of Railroading Scholarship is July 2.
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LRW Welcomes Scholarship Applicants

The League of Railway Women (LRW) is now accepting applications for a pair of scholarships—the Connie Sumara Memorial Scholarship and the Future of Railroading Scholarship—for the 2022-23 school year.

CP’s Hoang Rejoins LRW Board

Janet Hoang, a Sustainability Coordinator with Canadian Pacific, has rejoined the League of Railway Women (LRW) Board of Directors as Parliamentarian, for the 2022-2023 term.

Malski Springs to Top LRW Member

The League of Railway Women (LRW) has named Michele Malski, LRW Director-At-Large and Founder and President of Succession Planning for Railroads Investing in the Next Generation (SPRING), as the organization’s 2021 Member of the Year.

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For LRW, New Education, Membership Deputies

The League of Railway Women (LRW) has added BNSF Logistics’ Vickie Vaughn and Trinity Industries’ Shundrekia Stewart to its Board of Directors; they will serve as Deputy Chairs of Education and Membership, respectively.

The deadline to apply for the League of Railway Women’s (LRW) Connie Sumara Memorial Scholarship and/or the Future of Railroading Scholarship is July 9.

Applicants Sought for LRW Scholarships

The League of Railway Women (LRW) is now accepting applications for a pair of scholarships—the Connie Sumara Memorial Scholarship and the Future of Railroading Scholarship—for the 2021-22 school year.

People News: LRW Names Scholarship Honorees, IANA Announces Academic Competition Winner, Quandel Hires New VP

The League of Railway Women (LRW) has awarded its 2020 Connie Sumara Memorial Scholarship ($2,000) and the inaugural LRW Future of Railroading Scholarship ($1,000) to TrinityRail Operations Manager Megan Forbes and Jessica Labrecque, respectively. An undergraduate team fielded by Georgia Southern University won the Intermodal Association of North America’s (IANA) tenth Logistics and Supply Chain Academic Competition. Additionally, Chicago-based Quandel Consultants has named David M. Simon Vice President-Director of Wisconsin Operations.

Basuel, Bruhnke Join LRW Board

Wi-Tronix LLC User Experience Manager Patricia Basuel and RailPros Vice President Training Erika Bruhnke have joined the League of Railway Women (LRW) Board of Directors as Events Chair and Director-at-Large, respectively.

For 2020, RSI Going Virtual

The Railway Supply Institute (RSI) has moved its 2020 education conference online. Now open to all rail industry professionals, RSI 2020 Online Education Sessions will run September 21 through October 2 and feature two to three webinars each weekday.

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LRW Extends Deadline for Two Scholarships

The League of Railway Women (LRW) has extended the deadline for a pair of scholarships—the Connie Sumara Memorial Scholarship and the Future of Railroading Scholarship—to July 20, 2020.

LRW Appoints Schlegel to Board, Promotes Sander to Board Secretary

The League of Railway Women (LRW) has appointed Anne Schlegel, JD, Senior Contracts Manager, Holland, L.P., to the Membership Chair Position and promoted Erica Sander, Manager, Government Relations, Trinity Rail, to Board Secretary. Holland, L.P. and Trinity Rail are LRW Silver Corporate Partners.