“It is important to stand your ground, believe in your abilities, and be consistent.” Carlota David-Howoses

International Women in Mining Profile: Carlota David-Howoses Carlota David-Howoses originally planned a career in biotechnology, but a chance conversation led her to a bursary opportunity with Anglo American to study metallurgical engineering. She was subsequently appointed as a metallurgist at Skorpion Zinc Namibia, where she rose to become Technical Manager of the Refinery. After a […]

WIMWA Sundowner

Date: Friday, July 26, 2019 Time: 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm Venue: BHP, Level 45, 125 St Georges Terrace, Perth RSVP: here by July 18 – tickets are limited Attire: Corporate, smart casual or high vis An opportunity to network will occur after both presentations. Light refreshments will be provided throughout the evening. Monadelphous and […]


Pacific North West Economic Region’s 29th Annual Summit Date: July 21-25, 2019 Venue: The Summit will be held at both the Delta Bessborough and Sheraton Cavalier Saskatoon Hotel, which are located directly across the street from one another. Room blocks are available at both properties. Sheraton Cavalier 612 Spadina Crescent East Saskatoon, Saskatchewan Registration: PNWER Tickets: WIM/WiN-SK members […]

WIMWA Breakfast

Date: Thursday, August 1, 2019 Time: 7:00 am – 9:00 am Venue: Westin Hotel 480 Hay St, Perth WA 6000 Registration: WA Mining Club Tickets: enter WIMWAECU as the membership number to receive discount Member $80.00 Non-Members $100.00 ECU Alumni $90.00 Students $50.00 The second ECU Education Series Breakfast – Indigenous Relations – Its Good […]

WIMWA Luncheon

Date: Thursday, July 4, 2019 Time: 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm Venue: Hyatt Regency Perth 99 Adelaide Terrace Perth Grand Ballroom Registration: WA Mining Club Tickets: enter WIMWA as membership number for discount $100 members $150.00 non-members $65.00 students and retired members $950.00 table of eight The WA Mining Club President, Kirsty Danby, is delighted […]

CRC ORE Presentation

CoRE Learning Foundation Presents: Goldfields Women in STEM Tour: National Women in STEM Ambassador Prof. Lisa Harvey-Smith Date: Thursday, July 4, 2019 Time: 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm Venue: WMC Conference Center 44 MacDonald Street Kalgoorlie, WA 6430 Australia Registration: Eventbrite Join us for an exciting opportunity to get together to understand how the actions and […]

EGP Webinar

Webinar on Gender Gaps & Mining Date: Tuesday, June 18, 2019 Time: Webinar in English 10 am (Bogotá) 11 am (New York/EST) 5 pm (Stockholm) Webinar in Spanish 1 pm (Bogotá) 2 pm (New York/EST) 8 pm (Stockholm) Info: Environmental Governance Program The webinar will focus on women’s participation and voice in decision making about […]

Female Leader, Florence Drummond, Indigenous Women in Mining & Resources Australia

Source: Femeconomy interview Florence Drummond, Co-Founder of Indigenous Women in Mining & Resources Australia (IWIMRA), is on a mission to connect every Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander woman working in the mining and resources industry across Australia, to support each other in their career journey. From her home base in Weipa, Florence and her sister are rallying […]

WIMAR SG Workshop

Sparking A Positive Difference with Data Commercialisation Date: Tuesday, July 2, 2019 Time: 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm Venue: South32 Marketing 138 Market Street, Singapore, 048946 Registration: WIMAR SG Price: S$10 members / S$50 non-members “Data is the New Oil “– A common theme in all industries as of late, but oil only gains its value when […]

NPW Panel Discussion

#NPWPodcast recording in Durham! Date: Thursday, June 13, 2019 Time: 10:00 am – 11:30 am Venue: Durham University Business School Millhill Ln DH1 3LB Durham United Kingdom Registration: Eventbrite Price: Free Join us for a live recording of the Northern Power Women Podcast with a lively panel discussing 3 key topics all hosted by Founder […]

NPW Networking

Women Talk IT: Leading Innovation 2019 Date: Wednesday, June 26, 2019 Time: 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm Venue: The Racecourse CH1 2LY Chester United Kingdom Registration: Eventbrite Price: Free Bank of America Merrill Lynch would like to extend an invitation to you to join us at the Women Talk IT: Leading Innovation 2019 networking event […]

WIS Networking

Women in Resources Morning Tea – Paraburdoo Date: Friday, June 7, 2019 Time: 9:30 am – 11:00 am Venue: Lesser Hall, Paraburdoo Registration: Registration is essential as spaces are limited. Please RSVP to Marielle Lancaster by reply email to events@cmewa.com no later than 1 June 2019 Details: CME Thanks to 2019 WIRA Regional Sponsor, Rio Tinto […]

NPW Panel Discussion

Role Model Series – Cumbria Date: Wednesday, June 12, 2019 Time: 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm Venue: County Hall Pitt St PR1 8XJ Preston United Kingdom Registration: Eventbrite Join us for the next event in our Role Model series powered by NatWest as we hear from a stellar panel discussing funding for entrepreneurs supported by […]

WIMWA / WA Mining Club Networking

Young Professionals Quarterly Networking Event Date:  Thursday, June 6, 2019 Time: 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm Venue: Murray Room QT 133 Murray Street Perth (Public parking is available on street and at nearby car parks) Registration: WA Mining Club Price: $30 members / $45 non-members Culture – Our Most Precious Resource The evening will feature […]

WIM Toronto Talk

“Brown Bag” – Bring your own lunch Date: Tuesday, June 4, 2019 Time: 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM Location: HudBay Minerals Inc. – 25 York St., Suite 800, Toronto, ON M5J 2V5  Cost: Free – Registration is Required Register by Friday, May 31st as space is limited! Event Contact: Patricia Wood at wimtorontochapter@gmail.com Please register no later than May 31st at: http://www.women-in-mining.com/event-3387382   Technical Talk Dr. Kim […]


Arab & Africa Mining #AAM Date: June 25-26. 2019 Venue: Queen Elizabeth II Centre, London, UK Registration: AAM WIM is pleased to announce it is partnering with the Arab African Mining Conference on their forthcoming conference in London on 25-26 June 2019.  The first 75 WIM members to apply are eligible for a 30% discount to […]

Mining Journal Awards 2019

The only awards to be backed by the worlds leading independent publication, Mining Journal. The prestigious awards will once again gather the mining and investment community on a glittering evening of entertainment with the opportunity to recognise outstanding companies and individuals across 13 categories. These awards are nominated and voted for by the industry. This […]

WIMWA Breakfast

Breakfast Seminar: Do you have diversity fatigue? Date: Friday, June 14, 2019 Time: 7.30am – Registration 7.50am – Presentation commences 8.15am – Breakfast served 9.00am – Event concludes Venue: Herbert Smith Freehills Level 36, QV.1 Building 250 St Georges Tce, Perth RSVP & Enquiries: by Thursday June 6 Shaye Graham Phone 08 9211 7550 Email shaye.graham@hsf.com […]

QRC/WIMARQ Presentation & Panel Discussion

QRC/WIMARQ Diversity and Inclusion Event Come and hear Queensland’s 2019 Exceptional Woman in Queensland Resources Dr Jenny Purdie and a panel session on diversity and inclusion Date: Tuesday, August 20, 2019 Time: 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm Venue: QRC Conference room Level 13, 133 Mary Street Brisbane, QLD 4000 Australia Registration: Eventbrite Cost: Free A […]


Lunch & learn & Team Guru podcast with Margot Cairnes Date: Tuesday, June 18, 2019 Time: 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm Venue: QRC Conference room Level 13, 133 Mary Street Brisbane, QLD 4000 Australia Registration: Eventbrite Cost: Free WIMARQ and our generous sponsor EMM Consulting are very pleased to present Margot Cairnes, who is a global […]

IGF: Workshop

Casualty or Catalyst: Gender Equality and the Future of Mining Date: June 12, 2019 Time: 9:00 am – 12:00 pm Venue: 2017 Dunton Tower, Carlton University, Ottawa Registration: Intergovernmental Forum Speakers include: Dr. Jennifer Hinton, Director, East Africa Operations, M2Cobalt, Uganda and Adjunct Professor, Institute of African Studies, Carleton University Lema Ijtemaye, Manager, Socio-Economic Development Department, Pauktuutit […]

Mining Indaba: Women in Mining ebook

Inspiring the Next Generation of Women in the African Mining Industry A report highlighting the progress and potential of advancing the diversity agenda in African mining Investing in African Mining Indaba's ebook has been published. It includes an introduction by Harry Chapman, Head of Content for Mining Indaba, and their diversity agenda for the February [...]

WIMBC / WIS Networking

Women in Mining & Women in Shipping Wine and Cheese Networking Event Date: Thursday, June 27, 2019 Time: 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm Venue: Chamber of Shipping, 1111 W Hastings St, Vancouver, BC V6E 2J3 Registration: WIMBC This event is free. Register through WIMBC’s website. Click on Events and select the date of the event on the […]

WIMBC Lunch & Learn

Date: Thursday, June 13, 2019 Time: 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Venue: Fasken, 550 Burrard Street, Suite 2900 Registration: WIMBC How Strategic Transportation and Logistics Negotiations & Execution can Elevate your Contract Performance & Returns Topic: To discuss how transportation and logistics play a crucial part of the success of a project, its off take […]


[WIMWA] KalWIM Presents: Hon Simone McGurk for International Women’s Day Date: March 6, 2019 Time: 5:30 pm for 6:00 pm Venue: WASM Gardens, MacDonald Street Free event though registrations are essential Proudly sponsored by Gold Fields, join KalWIM to celebrate International Women’s Day 2019 at the WASM gardens, on the 6th March. Meet the Hon. […]


When: 7 March 2019 Where: Worley Parsons, 39 Melrose Boulevard, Melrose Arch, Johannesburg, South Africa Time: 5.30 for 6 pm KICK-OFF SESSION FOR 2019 The theme for 2019 International Women’s Day is #BalanceforBetter. What better way to kick off the 2019 WiMSA calendar, by celebrating women and discussing the concept of balance in our lives […]

“Have confidence in your skills and continue to challenge yourself to become better than the person you were yesterday,” Lalao Ranjivaharimanana

International Women in Mining Profile: Lalao Evelyne Ranjivaharimanana Lalao Evelyne Ranjivaharimanana is a process safety engineer at the Ambatovy Joint Venture, owned by Sumitomo Corporation, Kores and Sherritt International, in Madagascar. She had always wanted to work in mining, but it took a while to find her perfect job. Following her engineering degree, her career […]

International Mining and Resources Conference (IMARC)

Where global mining leaders connect with technology, finance and the future Dates: 28 – 31 October 2019 Location: Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre, 1 Convention Centre Pl, South Wharf VIC 3006 Website: https://imarcmelbourne.com/ Ticket Link: http://imarcmelbourne.com/register Phone: +61 3 9008 5946 Email: info@imarcmelbourne.com The International Mining and Resources Conference (IMARC) is where global mining leaders […]

GSL Panel Discussion

Female in the Field: Challenges and Opportunities Date: 20 May 2019 Event type: Social Event, Workshop, Evening Meeting Organised by: Geological Society of London, European Association of Geoscientists & Engineers (EAGE), Earth Science Women’s Network, Geological Society of America, 1. Geological Society Events Venue: Burlington House Piccadilly London W1J 0BD United Kingdom Registration: Eventbrite Cost: Free For […]

New IWiM Board

International Women in Mining (IWiM) expands global network, governance and STEM skills with new board appointments NewIWiMboard_press-release LONDON, May 2019: Leading NEDs, Gillian Davidson and Alex Atkins, have joined IWiM’s board as the organisation looks to expand its network, continues to grow and gives a voice to its members worldwide. Gillian Davidson, who is the [...]

“As a person, not just as a woman, it’s so important to have belief in yourself and that you can add value,” Lara Smith

International Women in Mining Profile: Lara Smith Lara Smith is the Founder and Managing Director of Core Consultants, a consultancy firm that provides commodity market research, analysis and valuations to the global mining industry. Although Lara reluctantly became involved in mining, today she cannot envisage another career. She regards mining as a fascinating, multidisciplinary, international […]

WIMSA Breakfast

Date: Wednesday, February 6, 2019 Time: 7:30 am for 8:00 am – 10:00 am Venue: Webber Wentzel Offices, Convention Tower, Heerengracht Street, Cape Town RSVP: here As part of the overall objectives of Investing in African Mining Indaba 2019, WiMSA believes in making Sustainable Economic Development Goal 5 – Gender Equality and Women Empowerment – a reality. […]

WIMARQ Presentation

Minor to Major Date: Wednesday, December 12, 2018 Time: 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm Venue: Mount Isa Irish Club 1 Nineteenth Avenue Parkside, QLD 4825 Australia Registration: Eventbrite WIMARQ NWQ presents a special talk with guest speaker Frances Burgess. Frances is the General Manager of Processing for Glencore’s Zinc Assets in North Queensland, leading a team […]


The Vancouver Mining Industry’s 14th Annual Toy Drive (#miningfortoys) benefiting the Lower Mainland Christmas Bureau is taking place from 4-7PM on Dec 13th at Moose’s Down Under. Bring an unwrapped toy or make a cash donation at the door & raise a glass of holiday cheer with others in the industry. Date: Thursday, December 13, […]

WIMDI Speaker Series

Building Relationships with Sponsors Date: Thursday, December 13, 2018 Time: 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm Venue: ACL Services 980 Howe St, Vancouver, BC Registration: Meetup A WIMDI volunteer will meet you in the lobby with name tags! After Mentoring and Impostor Syndrome, Sponsorship of junior or intermediate employees by more senior colleagues is the hottest […]

WIMAR SG Networking

Did you miss our Annual Gala last Friday? Or did you wish there was more time to continue your conversations at the event? Come join us for our bi-monthly, informal networking drinks this Wednesday! This is WIMAR SG’s last event of 2018 and we look forward to rounding up this exciting year with all of you. Non-members and new comers to […]

WinRSA Xmas

WinRSA Christmas Cocktail Function Date: Tuesday, December 18, 2018 Time: 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm Venue: South Australian Museum North Terrace, Main Foyer Adelaide, SA 5000 Australia Registration: Eventbrite by COB Thursday 13 December Cost: Free We would like to celebrate and thank you for support of Women in Resources SA this year with a festive function […]