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Join us for the 2023 Women in Rail Virtual Conference!

Register today. Join us June 8th.

Meet industry leaders and experts. Participate from anywhere in the world. Network with like-minded individuals. Learn about the latest trends and developments in rail. Gain valuable insights and skills to advance your career!

June 8, 2023 11am-2pm EDT virtually

$50 (Adults), $500 (Groups – 10 People), FREE (Students)

Proceeds will fund a scholarship for a deserving woman looking for a career in rail.

VIEWING PARTY: We are pleased to offer a group rate (for 10 people) so that companies can hold viewing parties for staff members interested in attending the conference. As an exciting addition, if you send us a photo of your viewing party for our social media, you will be entered into a random draw for a coffee party on behalf of the RAC. You set the date and time and we will take care of the rest!


11:00 – 11:05

Moderator Corina Moore, Moore Leadership Consulting, President and CEO, Ontario Northland (retired) 

11:00 – 11:05

Opening remarks by Caroline Healey, Executive Vice President and General Counsel, Railway Association of Canada 

11:05 – 11:40 

Keynote Speaker, The Hon. Maryam Monsef, Founder and CEO, ONWARD

11:40 – 11:50  

Question and Answer

11:50 – 12:40   

How to increase women representation in a male dominated workforce                                                    

  • Tina Sheeves, General Manager Operations, Ontario, CPKC
  • Karima Hashmani, Chief Inclusion Officer, Metrolinx
  • Divya Shah, Managing Director, Investments, Canadian Infrastructure Bank 

12:40 – 12:50   

Question and Answer

12:50 – 13:00    


13:00 – 13:50   

How women can negotiate more (i.e. for advancement, pay, etc.)

  • Pamela Ruebusch, President and Founder, TSI Group 
  • Tracy Power, Senior Director Procurement, VIA Rail Canada  
  • Carole Michelucci, Chief Talent Officer, CN  

13:50 – 14:00    

Question and Answer


Closing remarks Caroline Healey, Executive Vice President and General Counsel, Railway Association of Canada 

Register Now

Register now to secure your spot at the conference.

If you’re a student, please use the email address assigned by your university or college.
Prices include taxes.

All proceeds will go to a scholarship fund for a deserving woman looking for a career in rail.


Meet our incredible lineup of speakers and panelists.

Corina Moore

Corina Moore

Recognized as an inspirational leader and catalyst for change, Corina is known for inspiring employees to achieve unprecedented results. During her eight years as President and CEO of Ontario Northland Transportation, Corina shifted the business to be data-driven, customer-focused, lean, and strategic.

Divya Shah

Divya Shah

Divya Shah is an accomplished professional in investments and financial services, with extensive experience in project finance, capital markets, and Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs). She currently serves as a Managing Director at the Canada Infrastructure Bank, where she leads the investment team responsible for capital deployment and impact investments in the Trade and Transport and Critical Minerals Sectors.

Karima Hashmani

Karima Hashmani

Karima is the Chief Inclusion Officer at Metrolinx and she is building equity, diversity, and inclusion (EDI) capacity across the organization to create an equitable workplace and a culture of belonging. This includes embedding EDI into Metrolinx’s work – from workplace practices to how it engages and works with communities.

Pamela Ruebusch

Pamela Ruebusch 

Pamela Ruebusch is the founder and owner of TSI Group. When she started the business over three decades ago, Pamela’s goal was to create a firm that delivered the best available talent and executive search services to clients throughout North America. She is the leading executive search firm in the transportation, logistics and supply chain sector in Canada. 

The Hon. Maryam Monsef

Maryam Monsef

Founder and CEO of ONWARD, Monsef continues to advance her vision for a world where women and their families are thriving. She is a globally recognized feminist, leader, and changemaker who equips audiences with effective DEI strategies while sharing hard-earned lessons on leadership and resilience.

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