Celebrate the women breaking down barriers in the global rail industry. Nominate yourself or a colleague for IRJ's inaugural Women in Rail award.

International Railway Journal is seeking nominations for its second annual Women in Rail Award. With various industry bodies seeking to boost female employment, IRJ is set to showcase the industry’s leading lights who are breaking down barriers and achieving remarkable things in our December issue. The IRJ Women in Rail Award is split into four categories and will recognise outstanding achievements in: Leadership; Engineering; Rising Star; and General.

Please fill in the following questionnaire to submit your nomination.


Eligibility:
- There is no limit on the number of entries each company or person can submit, and there is no entry fee.
- Nominees may come from any area of the railway industry (freight/passenger, engineer/builder/supplier, etc.).
- Candidates may nominate themselves.

Judging Criteria:
- Industry experience and education
- Leadership skills
- Industry contributions
- Community service involvement

Deadline: The deadline is May 8, 2024.

Headshots: If your nominee is selected as an honoree, we will be in touch to ask for a high-resolution (preferably 300 dpi or higher) headshot.

Complete the form to enter. Entries are final. Please have your responses fully prepared before submitting.

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* 1. Nominee’s Name

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* 2. Name of Nominee’s Employer

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* 3. Nominee's Job Title

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* 4. Nominee’s Email Address

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* 5. Nominee’s Phone Number

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* 6. Nominee Employer’s Address

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* 7. Licensures/Certifications/Accreditations/Honours/Awards

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* 8. Nominator’s Name – if different from Nominee

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* 9. Nominator’s relationship to Nominee

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* 10. Nominator’s Employer and Job Title (if different from nominee)

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* 11. Nominator’s Email Address (if different from nominee)

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* 12. Nominator’s Phone Number (if different from nominee)

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* 13. Country

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* 14. Number of Years in Industry

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* 15. Industry Impact: List the contributions that the nominee has made to the rail industry thus far. Please provide examples.

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* 16. Community service involvement: How has the nominee given back to the industry (such as, by lifting up other women or underrepresented colleagues, or community service involvement)?

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* 17. Leadership: How has the candidate shown good leadership skills? Provide specific examples of the nominee demonstrating leadership.

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* 18. Strength: Provide specific examples of the nominee overcoming a challenge (include the circumstances and tangible outcomes.)

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* 19. Why do you think the nominee deserves to be recognised as 2024 IRJ Women in Rail Award winner?

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