IWRMP 2018 update

In a collaboration between IWiM, WIMC and Metisphere, and with the support of many organisations we launched IWRMP 2018 at the Mining for Diversity Cocktail & Awards held at PDAC in Toronto on 6th March. At the launch, forty-two (42) exceptional females from resources companies in Australia, Canada, Chile, Congo, Ghana, Guyana, Mexico, Mongolia, Namibia, South [...]

Why are white men over 50 so scared?

This article was originally published on LinkedIn – August 2016. I once had the opportunity to hear Abigail Disney speak, and she stopped me in my tracks with one powerful sentence: “Slavery did not end in the U.S. because black people thought it was a bad idea, Slavery ended because white people thought it was a bad idea.” Abigail […]

The Equilibirum Man Challenge

The recently launched Equilibrium Man Challenge is a new campaign which aims to help Australian employers and employees embrace flexible working arrangements and challenge the assumption that flexibility is more relevant to women than men. The Equilibrium Man Challenge is an observational documentary series that will follow a number of men as they negotiate and move […]

Let's Celebrate our newest entrants to our select Male Champions List

We’ve just added Rob and Don to our Global List of Male Champions. Read more about their profiles and why they’ve been nominated. To nominate a male collague contact us Rob Doyle, Chief Financial Officer of Pan American Silver, Canada Rob is a senior executive with more than 20 years of international experience in corporate […]

Let’s Celebrate our newest entrants to our select Male Champions List

We’ve just added Rob and Don to our Global List of Male Champions. Read more about their profiles and why they’ve been nominated. To nominate a male collague contact us Rob Doyle, Chief Financial Officer of Pan American Silver, Canada Rob is a senior executive with more than 20 years of international experience in corporate […]

Male Champions – that's what we need

Collaboration and working in partnership brings great result as demonstrated again here Championing gender equality in Australia A group of business leaders is redefining the role of men in the promotion of gender equality—and improving the environment for women leaders in their own organizations. February 2015 | by Elizabeth Broderick, Elmer Funke Küpper, Ian Narev, and […]

Male Champions – that’s what we need

Collaboration and working in partnership brings great result as demonstrated again here Championing gender equality in Australia A group of business leaders is redefining the role of men in the promotion of gender equality—and improving the environment for women leaders in their own organizations. February 2015 | by Elizabeth Broderick, Elmer Funke Küpper, Ian Narev, and […]

New articles about how equity & work/life balance benefit us all

New articles from MARC-to-go (Men Advocating Real Change, a Catalyst initiative, more info at onthemarc.org When we talk about equality, we tend to emphasize just how much it benefits women, people of color, and other marginalized groups. But sometimes, to motivate change, it is important to look at the bigger picture, too. This month several of […]

New articles about how equity & work/life balance benefit us all

New articles from MARC-to-go (Men Advocating Real Change, a Catalyst initiative, more info at onthemarc.org When we talk about equality, we tend to emphasize just how much it benefits women, people of color, and other marginalized groups. But sometimes, to motivate change, it is important to look at the bigger picture, too. This month several of […]

The Role of Men in Fostering Female Talent

As Vice President, Marketing for Catalyst, Inc, Michael Chamberlain is responsible for the care and promotion of the Catalyst brand. He also heads up the Editorial and Publishing functions. Additionally, he plans and oversees all Catalyst events related to Catalyst initiatives. He is a frequent speaker to corporate audiences and the media on engaging men […]

Workplaces must appoint more women to executive positions, says president of Catalyst

Precedent, 24 September 2014, by Daniel Fish Catalyst President Deborah Gillis told hundreds of professionals that to increase the percentage of women in senior corporate roles, men must become part of the solution Gender equality under the law is important — but to achieve real gender equality in the workplace, it’s simply not enough, Deborah […]

Celebrating male champions

We want to celebrate the men who are promoting women in mining and have set aside a special page dedicated to them on the website. WIM groups have been critical but the collaboration of men is essential if we want to reach higher female ratios in this industry. Click here to see the current stars who are […]

Dean Laplonge publishes a book on gender in mining

Dr Dean Laplonge who specialises in gender in mining through his consultancy Factive has recently published a thought-provoking book. Just the words of the intro which can be downloaded (see link below) resonate. We hope people will start listening to what he has to say as the mining industry really needs to change in many ways to […]

Engaging men, celebrating men who get it & lots more

As Catalyst rightly says “Men have a critical role to play in creating inclusive workplaces. Yet too often men are an untapped resource in gender initiatives.” Catalyst research shows that the more men know about gender inequalities, the more likely they are to lead efforts to close the gender gap. To learn more about the […]

Engaging Men in the Conversation

Male champions in the mining sector We want to celebrate the men who are promoting women in mining and helping to narrow all the existing gaps. The current champions that have come to our attention are Rob Doyle, Chief Financial Officer – Pan American Silver Donald Lindsay, President – Teck Resources Stuart Forrester, Narngulu Operations […]