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LRIW's 'Woman of the Year' nominations are due Friday

A few days remain to file nominations for the League of Railway Industry Women's (LRIW) "Outstanding Woman of the Year" award.

The LRIW recently extended the deadline to Friday, Aug. 14. Nomination forms can be downloaded from LRIW's website.

Any woman who works in the North American rail industry is eligible to receive the award, which is co-sponsored by Progressive Railroading.

Nomination criteria are that the woman: consistently demonstrates vision, initiative, creativity and guidance in a leadership role within her professional railway field;
 is innovative, a problem-solver and overcomes challenges; and
 brings consistent excellence to her organization and the surrounding community.

The LRIW will present the award at its annual conference to be held Oct. 4-6 in conjunction with Railway Interchange 2015 in Minneapolis.

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