Women in Rail Lunch

Date: Wednesday 31 October 2018
Venue: Hyatt Regency, Sydney
Time: 12.00 to 2.30pm 

The purpose of the event is to promote the value of a gender balanced Australasian rail workforce, acknowledge the challenges that as an industry we need to overcome and foster a culture of appropriately championing women in rail.

Presenters, who will share their own unique perspective and experiences, include:

  • Facilitator – Naomi Frauenfelder, Executive Director, TrackSAFE Foundation
  • Keynote - Claire Madden, Social Researcher, Next Gen Expert and Media Commentator 
  • Dr David Kershaw, Chief of Maritime Division, Defence, Science and Technology Group (DST) and lead for DST Gender Equity Working Group
  • Raquel Rubalcaba, Operations Manager Rail, CPB Contractors, and  Chair of ARA Women in Rail Advisory Committee
  • Stewart Mills, Executive Director, Engineering and Maintenance, Sydney Trains

Cost (incl GST):

  • ARA Members $100 per person, $1,000 for a table of 10
  • Non-Members $125 per person, $1,250 for a table of 10


Registration: registrations are now closed

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Further information: Contact Janet Cameron, ARA Events Manager,, 02 6270 4527