Women in Rail Malaysia ended 2019 by organising a year end party on 8th November, themed ALL WHITE with all members arriving dressed to the nines in their best white ensemble. Women in Rail Malaysia also took this opportunity to launch its Mentorship Programme for 2020. With 11 mentors and 19 mentees making up the […]

Women in Rail Malaysia Members Passed TOEIC Test with Flying Colours

On the 17 th of August 2019, 18 members of Women in Rail Malaysia (WIR) sat for the TOEIC (Test of English for International Communication) test organized by the Educational Testing Service (ETS) learning centre in Kuala Lumpur. The TOEIC test is the global standard for workplace English-language assessment. More than 10,000 organizations in 120 countries rely on the TOEIC test to measuretheir staff’s English […]

Women in Rail Malaysia Members Invited to The Historic ETS2 Launch

On 10 th October 2019, 90 members of Women in Rail Malaysiaand invited university joined the Ministry of Transport to ride on the new Electric Train Service 2 (ETS2) train from Kuala Lumpur to Ipoh. ETS2 was launched by the Sultan of Perak, Sultan Nazrin Muizzuddin Shah, who rode the Business Class coach to Ipoh […]

The Inaugural WIR Malaysia Leadership Conference 2019

The Conference was organized on Monday, 8th July 2019 at the JW Marriott Hotel, Kuala Lumpur from 9.30am to 5.00pm. Around 475 delegates from various companies and career backgrounds attended this conference including 120 – 150 students from upper secondary schools and universities. The Conference was comprised of 4 sessions namely, Session 1 – “Skills […]

7th Leadership Talk with the Minister of Transport

Women in Rail Malaysia together with Institution of Railway Signal Engineers (IRSE) Malaysia hosted the Women in Rail Malaysia 7th Leadership Talk on 1st November 2018, with special guest speaker, the newly appointed Minister of Transport, YB Anthony Loke Siew Fook. For most of those who attended, it was their first time being at the […]

6th Leadership Talk with the CEO of Suruhanjaya Pengangkutan Awam Darat (Land Public Transport Commission)

En Mohd Azharuddin Mat Sah was 41 years old when he was appointed the CEO of Suruhanjaya Pengangkutan Awam Darat. He started off with a simple statement: “We are in the right industry”. As oil and gas was the industry to be in the 80s and 90s, the public transport industry is its equivalent in […]

5th Leadership Talk with the President & Group CEO of Prasarana Malaysia Berhad

Women In Rail Malaysia had the privilege of meeting and listening to Puan Masnizam Hisham, President & Group CEO of Prasarana Malaysia Berhad – the first Malaysian speaker at a Women In Rail Malaysia Leadership Talk. Great figures are usually seen from afar and placed on a higher pedestal of perfection compared to those we […]

4th Leadership Talk with the Board member of Central Japan Railway Company

On 28th March 2018, Women in Rail Malaysia was delighted to have Mr Torkel Patterson speak at the Women in Rail Malaysia 4th Leadership Talk. ​ Torkel has served with distinction in the US Navy, Raytheon International, the Pentagon, US State Department and the White House, and for the last 8 years he has been […]