LRIW Outstanding Woman of the Year Nomination Deadline Extended to August 11, 2017


There’s still time to nominate the next LRIW Outstanding Woman of the Year. The nomination deadline has been extended to August 11, 2017. Please consider whether you know a woman in our industry who you believe qualifies for this important industry award.

The 2017 Outstanding Woman of the Year Award will be given out during the General Session at Railway Interchange 2017 on Monday, September 18. In addition to the award, the recipient will receive a complimentary conference pass, a complimentary hotel room during the conference, and will be featured on a future cover of Progressive Railroading along with an article.

This award, co-sponsored by Progressive Railroading, will be presented at this year’s general session & keynote address at Railway Interchange in Indianapolis, IN.

“We all know a woman who goes the extra mile, helps make strategic decisions that propel the business forward, looks after the company’s best interests, motivates and encourages staff, and notably does so much more,” said Sally Boven, LRIW Awards Chair. “Maybe that woman is you. Help us acknowledge these amazing leaders by nominating someone today.”

Learn more about the nomination criteria and the official nomination form here.

Questions about the LRIW Outstanding Woman of the Year Award? Contact Sally Boven, LRIW Awards Chair, at