"A Woman's Place Underground: Time to Rethink Mining Policy"

Published: 24/11/2014

Trudy Makhaya is micro-economist and strategist from South Africa who understands the economy from multiple perspectives. I have worked for companies striving to achieve superior outcomes in the marketplace as a management consultant. I have also worked in government, implementing policy tools that shape markets, as a competition economist at the Competition Commission of South Africa.

She wrote an article in Forbes Women Africa in the August/September 2014 edition with the title A Woman’s Place Underground: Time to Rethink Mining Policy

She says that “the entry of women underground should have forced a rethink on how mining is conducted in a modern, enlightened economy”. What are your thoughts?

Here is the link to read it