Women in rail: Mentors are key to retention, panelists say

The Railway Association of Canada’s Women in Rail Conference held earlier this month featured a panel discussion on the role mentors can play in helping women advance in the rail business.

Mentorship programs are key to helping the rail industry solve its labor shortage, particularly when it comes to attracting and retaining women and others who are under-represented in the workforce, panelists said during the second annual Railway Association of Canada’s Women in Rail Conference. 


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