International Women's Day
For International Women's Day and beyond, let's all fully #EmbraceEquity.
Equity isn't just a nice-to-have, it's a must-have.
Today on International Women's Day JMDR celebrate women's achievements within the rail industry and their ongoing impact their inventions have on society.
Mary Isabelle Riggin saw a problem in the late 19th-century when railway accidents with trains, wagons, animals, and pedestrians were an all-too-common peril. After witnessing one such collision, She filed a patent for the first Railway Crossing Gate in 1890. This invention warned pedestrians and drivers of an approaching train and was the precursor to today's automated gates.
As a business we believe women who do have a significant role in shaping the future of our world. If you know a young woman that is looking at career opportunities today is a good day to encourage her to join the rail industry.