Founded in 1997, the League of Railway Women (LRW) is committed to improving the railroad industry by connecting and cultivating women in rail. Our mission is to advance the representation, recognition and opportunities for women, thereby promoting diversity and improving the business results of the railroad industry.
LRW awarded the 2018 Outstanding Woman of the Year Award to Corina Moore, President and CEO, Ontario Northland. Moore was honored at the General Session of the RSI/CMA 2018 Rail Expo & Technical Conference in Nashville, Tennessee on September 10, 2018.
Corina joined Ontario Northland in 2005, as the director of the telecommunications division, having since held several leadership roles within the organization. In 2010, she became the chief operating officer and vice president of the refurbishment division, providing direction on several external remanufacturing contracts and securing two of the largest contracts in the history of Ontera (the telecommunications division of Ontario Northland). Learn more about our winner.
Webinar Is The First In Organization's "Railroading 101" Series WASHINGTON, D.C., November 13, 2018 – The League of Railway Women (LRW), the nonprofit membership organization committed to improving the railroad industry by connecting women in rail, will hold a free one-hour webinar November 27 at 2 p.m. EST on "U.S. Freight Railroads and the U.S. Economy." The webinar will provide an overview of U.S. freight railroads, current trends in rail traffic and the U.S. economy. In addition, various policy issues of relevance will be highlighted, including a discussion of how those matters impact the economic outlook moving forward.
Nashville, TN, September 11, 2018 – Payton Comazzetto, Assistant Station Manager for the Rocky Mountaineer rail tour company in Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada, has been named the winner of the 2018 Connie Sumara Memorial Scholarship by the League of Railway Women (LRW).